3 Stocks in Focus: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), First Data Corporation (FDC)

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) fell -0.14% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.25 to finish the day at $181.43 with about 3.25M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.58M. The $171.09B market cap company, which fluctuated between $180.87 and $182.79 during the day, currently situated 54.87% above its 52 week low of $129.68 and -0.27% away from its one year high of $182.79. The RSI of 74.86 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) dropped $-0.19 to close the day at a new closing price of $59.85, a -0.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 87.5% above its 52 week low of $32.14. A total of 3.24M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.7M. The stock, which fluctuated between $59.34 and $60.1 during the day, currently situated -0.76% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 10.1% in the past one month and up by 14.83% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $59.9 and RSI of 67.09, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

First Data Corporation (FDC) had a light trading with around 3.22M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.89M. The stock traded between $16.08 and $16.3 before closing at the price of $16.18 with -0.12% change on the day. The Atlanta Georgia 30342 based company is currently trading 68.28% above its 52 week low of $9.9 and -2.71% below its 52 week high of $16.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.29 and $17.25 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

First Data Corporation provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, and Network & Security Solutions. The Global Business Solutions segment offers retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and e-commerce services; and next-generation offerings, such as mobile payment services and webstore-in-a-box solutions, as well as its cloud-based Clover point-of-sale operating system, which includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business applications. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides credit solutions for bank and non-bank issuers, including credit and retail private-label card processing solutions; and licensed financial software systems, such as VisionPLUS bank processing application and lending solutions. This segment also offers a suite of related services, including card personalization and embossing, statement printing, client service, and remittance processing services to financial institutions. The Network & Security Solutions segment provides various value-added solutions, which include electronic funds transfer network solutions, such as debit card processing solutions; stored value network solutions; and security and fraud management solutions. This segment also supports its online and mobile banking digital strategies, and its business supporting mobile wallets. First Data Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Stocks In Queue: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) climbed 2.49% during last trading as the stock added $1.45 to finish the day at $59.59 with about 3.8M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.81M. The $29.23B market cap company, which fluctuated between $57.98 and $59.66 during the day, currently situated 86.69% above its 52 week low of $32.14 and 1.46% away from its one year high of $59.66. The RSI of 67.01 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) gained $0.66 to close the day at a new closing price of $92.61, a 0.72% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.82% above its 52 week low of $78.54. A total of 1.51M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $91.88 and $93.04 during the day, currently situated -3.73% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.36% in the past one month and up by 4.98% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $99 and RSI of 63.36, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation systems worldwide. Its Commercial Systems segment provides integrated avionics systems; cabin management systems; data link, high frequency, very high frequency, and satellite communications systems; landing sensors, radio navigation, and geophysical sensors, as well as flight management systems; situational awareness and surveillance systems and products; integrated flight controls; simulation and training systems; and maintenance, repair, parts, and after-sales support services, as well as aftermarket used equipment. This segment serves original equipment manufacturers of commercial air transport, business and regional aircraft, commercial airlines, and business aircraft operators. The company’s Government Systems segment provides defense-related systems, products, and services comprising communications systems and products; radio navigation products, global positioning system equipment, and multi-mode receivers; avionics systems for aircraft flight decks; precision targeting, electronic warfare, and range and training systems; simulation and training systems; space wheels; visual system products; and maintenance, repair, parts, and after-sales support services, as well as aftermarket used equipment. This segment serves the U.S. Department of Defense, other ministries of defense, other government agencies, and defense contractors. Its Information Management Services segment offers voice and data communication services; flight support services; airport communications and information systems; train dispatching and information systems; mission critical security systems; and cabin connectivity solutions. This segment serves commercial airlines, business aircraft operators, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, airport and critical infrastructure operators, and passenger and freight railroads. Rockwell Collins, Inc. was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) had a light trading with around 3.69M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.07M. The stock traded between $68.57 and $69.79 before closing at the price of $69.63 with 0.48% change on the day. The St. Louis Missouri 63121 based company is currently trading 8.02% above its 52 week low of $64.46 and -12.98% below its 52 week high of $80.02. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.07 and $81.11 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company operates through two segments, PBM and Other Business Operations. The company’s PBM segment’s products and services include clinical solutions to enhance health outcomes; specialized pharmacy care; home delivery pharmacy; specialty pharmacy, including the distribution of fertility pharmaceuticals that require special handling or packaging; and retail network pharmacy administration. It also provides benefit design consultation; drug utilization review; drug formulary management; an array of Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance marketplace; administration of a group purchasing organization; and consumer health and drug information services. In addition, the company distributes specialty pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers, clinics, and hospitals; and offers consulting services, including design, implementation, and project management for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device manufacturers to collect scientific evidence to guide the use of medicines. It serves managed care organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans, government health programs, providers, clinics, hospitals, and others. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated four automated dispensing home delivery pharmacies; one non-automated dispensing home delivery pharmacy; and one non-dispensing home delivery pharmacy maintained for business continuity purpose, as well as several non-dispensing order processing centers, patient contact centers, specialty drug pharmacies, and fertility pharmacies. The company was formerly known as Aristotle Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Express Scripts Holding Company in April 2012. Express Scripts Holding Company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Stocks To Track: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), Kellogg Company (K), Carnival Corporation (CCL)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) climbed 0.05% during last trading as the stock added $0.03 to finish the day at $57.76 with about 2.64M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.92M. The $28.33B market cap company, which fluctuated between $57.58 and $58.22 during the day, currently situated 90.34% above its 52 week low of $32.45 and -1.63% away from its one year high of $58.72. The RSI of 58.85 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Kellogg Company (K) dropped $-0.44 to close the day at a new closing price of $76, a -0.58% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 10.62% above its 52 week low of $70.74. A total of 2.59M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.55M. The stock, which fluctuated between $75.71 and $76.56 during the day, currently situated -11.63% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 5.75% in the past one month and up by 2.22% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $81.13 and RSI of 66.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. It operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. Specialty, North America Other, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific segments. The company’s principal products include cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and veggie foods, as well as health and wellness bars, and beverages. It offers cereal products under the Kellogg’s brand name; and cookies, crackers, crisps, and other convenience foods under the Kellogg’s, Keebler, Cheez-It, Murray, Austin, and Famous Amos brands. The company sells its products for grocery trade through direct sales forces; and to supermarkets through a direct store-door delivery system, as well as use brokers and distributors. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Carnival Corporation (CCL) had a light trading with around 2.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.41M. The stock traded between $55.88 and $56.33 before closing at the price of $56.25 with -0.11% change on the day. The Miami Florida 33178 based company is currently trading 35.54% above its 52 week low of $42.94 and -2.66% below its 52 week high of $57.79. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.66 and $57.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Carnival Corporation operates as a leisure travel and cruise company in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It offers cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and Seabourn brands in North America; and Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), Cunard, and P&O Cruises (Australia) brands in Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates approximately 100 cruise ships. It also owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon, which owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars, and motor coaches. In addition, the company is involved in the leasing of cruise ships. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Carnival Corporation is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & Plc.

 

Stocks Roundup: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG), PPL Corporation (PPL)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) retreated with the stock falling -0.82% or $-0.47 to close at $56.93 on light trading volume of 2.63M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.04M. The Atlanta Georgia 30308 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 75.78% up for the period and up by 3.79% so far this year. With price target of $59.72 and a 87.61% rebound from 52-week low, SunTrust Banks, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) had a light trading with around 2.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.48M. The stock traded between $39.26 and $39.61 before closing at the price of $39.52 with -0.05% change on the day. The Omaha Nebraska 68102 based company is currently trading 35.66% above its 52 week low of $30.74 and -0.62% below its 52 week high of $39.97. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $41.33 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Conagra Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company in North America. It operates through five segments: Grocery & Snacks, Refrigerated & Frozen, International, Foodservice, and Commercial. The Grocery & Snacks segment primarily provides branded, shelf-stable food products in various retail channels in the United States. The Refrigerated & Frozen segment offers branded, temperature controlled food products in various retail channels in the United States. The International segment primarily provides branded food products, in various temperature states, in retail and foodservice channels outside of the United States. The Foodservice segment offers branded and customized food products, such as meals, entrees, prepared potatoes, sauces, and various custom-manufactured culinary products packaged for sale to restaurants and other foodservice establishments in the United States. The Commercial segment offers commercially branded and private label food and ingredients primarily to commercial, restaurant, foodservice, food manufacturing, and industrial customers. The company markets its products primarily under the Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, Alexia, Blake’s, Frontera, Bertolli, P.F. Chang’s, and Marie Callender’s brands. The company was formerly known as ConAgra Foods, Inc. and changed its name to Conagra Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Conagra Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

PPL Corporation (PPL) saw its value increase by 0.71% as the stock gained $0.25 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.65. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $32.08-$39.92 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $35.3 to $35.68 during the day, are up by 4.38% in the past three months and up by 0.57% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.94% above its 20 day moving average and 4.38% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $36.9 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 69.23.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. It serves 322,000 natural gas and 403,000 electric customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 543,000 customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and approximately 28,000 customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia, and fewer than 10 customers in Tennessee. The company also provides electric delivery services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and operates 4 electricity distribution networks in the United Kingdom, as well as delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to 11 municipalities in Kentucky. In addition, it provides finance for the operations of PPL and subsidiaries. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

 

Traders Watch list: Western Digital Corporation (WDC), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS)

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) saw its value decrease by -0.24% as the stock dropped $-0.19 to finish the day at a closing price of $78.94. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $34.99-$81.67 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $78.55 to $79.65 during the day, are up by 44.19% in the past three months and up by 76.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.35% above its 20 day moving average and 13.24% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $92.31 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 69.45.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. It offers performance hard disk drives (HDDs) that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models, as well as for use in storage of data for years; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. The company also provides InfiniFlash System, a system solution that offers petabyte scalable capacity with performance metrics; higher value data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop PCs, notebook PCs, gaming consoles, set top boxes, security surveillance systems, and other computing devices. In addition, it offers embedded NAND-flash storage products, including custom embedded solutions; and iNAND embedded flash products, such as multi-chip package solutions that combine NAND and mobile dynamic random-access memory in an integrated package for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as in automotive and connected home applications, and NAND-flash wafers. Further, it provides HDDs embedded into WD- and HGST-branded external storage products; and NAND-flash products, which include cards, universal serial bus flash drives, and wireless drives. Additionally, the company licenses its technologies. The company sells its products under the HGST, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure players, and retailers. It serves storage subsystem suppliers, OEMs, Internet and social media infrastructure players, and PC and Mac OEMs. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) shares were down in last trading by -0.43% to $57.72. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.79% over the past week and grew 5.14% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.9% above its 50 day moving average and 25.34% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.7% decrease in value from its one year high of $58.72. The RSI indicator value of 59.88, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS) traded within a range of $53.11 to $54.58 after opening the day at $54.53. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 26.26% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.95% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $53.34 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.09% below its 52 week high of $57.41 and 162.31% above its 12-month low of $22. The shares are up by over 38.32% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 76.4 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. engages in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. It operates through three segments: Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, Natural Gas Liquids, and Natural Gas Pipelines. The Natural Gas Gathering and Processing segment gathers and processes natural gas produced from crude oil and natural gas wells located in the Mid-Continent region; and gathers and processes natural gas in the Williston Basin, which spans portions of Montana and North Dakota, and the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The Natural Gas Liquids segment gathers, treats, fractionates, and transports natural gas liquids (NGLs), as well as stores, markets, and distributes NGL products primarily in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, and the Rocky Mountain region. This segment also owns the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-regulated NGLs gathering and distribution pipelines in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado; terminal and storage facilities in Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois; and FERC-regulated NGLs distribution and refined petroleum product pipelines in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates regulated natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas storage facilities; and provides natural gas transportation and storage services. This segment’s interstate natural gas pipeline assets transport natural gas through FERC-regulated interstate natural gas pipelines in North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. It also transports intrastate natural gas through its assets in Oklahoma; and owns underground natural gas storage facilities in Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas. ONEOK Partners GP, L.L.C. serves as the general partner of ONEOK Partners, L.P. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

Momentum Stocks: Phillips 66 (PSX), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

Phillips 66 (PSX) grew with the stock adding 0.37% or $0.3 to close at $81.05 on active trading volume of 3.39M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.27M. The Houston Texas 77042 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 5.71% up for the period and down by -6.2% so far this year. With price target of $92.27 and a 15.69% rebound from 52-week low, Phillips 66 has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports, and markets natural gas; and transports, fractionates, and markets natural gas liquids in the United States. This segment also transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, as well as delivers refined and specialty products, and provides terminaling and storage services for crude oil and petroleum products. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets ethylene and other olefin products; aromatics products, such as benzene, styrene, paraxylene, and cyclohexane, as well as polystyrene and styrene-butadiene copolymers; and various specialty chemical products, including organosulfur chemicals, solvents, catalysts, drilling chemicals, and mining chemicals. The Refining segment buys, sells, and refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products comprising gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels at 14 refineries primarily in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products consisting of gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels in the United States and Europe. It also manufactures and sells specialty products, such as petroleum coke, waxes, solvents, and polypropylene. In addition, this segment is involved in the generation of electricity. Phillips 66 was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) had a light trading with around 3.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.5M. The stock traded between $25.78 and $26.21 before closing at the price of $26.19 with 1% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 54.74% above its 52 week low of $17.52 and -0.23% below its 52 week high of $26.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $25.2 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company’s Electric Transmission & Distribution segment offers electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers, municipalities, electric cooperatives, and other distribution companies. As of December 31, 2015, this segment owned 28,474 pole miles of overhead distribution lines and 3,723 circuit miles of overhead transmission lines; 23,120 circuit miles of underground distribution lines and 26 circuit miles of underground transmission lines; and 232 substations with a capacity of 58,674 megavolt amperes. Its Natural Gas Distribution segment sells regulated intrastate natural gas; provides natural gas transportation and storage services for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers; and offers unregulated services comprising residential appliance repair and maintenance services, as well as sells heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. This segment owned approximately 74,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution mains. The company’s Energy Services segment provides physical natural gas supplies primarily to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and gas utilities; natural gas management services; and physical delivery services, as well as procures and optimizes transportation and storage assets. It owns and operates approximately 200 miles of intrastate pipelines; and leases transportation capacity on various interstate and intrastate pipelines, and storage. Its Midstream Investments segment provides gathering, processing, compression, treating, dehydration, and natural gas liquids fractionation for producer customers. This segment had approximately 12,400 miles of gathering pipelines, 7,900 miles of interstate pipelines, and approximately 2,300 miles of intrastate pipelines. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) saw its value decrease by -0.54% as the stock dropped $-0.31 to finish the day at a closing price of $56.83. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $31.07-$58.72 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $56.27 to $56.91 during the day, are up by 26.05% in the past three months and up by 36.64% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.58% above its 20 day moving average and 3.73% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $59.69 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.06.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Stocks Alert: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA), Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (CCE)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) retreated with the stock falling -0.79% or $-0.45 to close at $56.82 on light trading volume of 3.3M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.01M. The Atlanta Georgia 30308 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 61.11% up for the period and up by 3.59% so far this year. With price target of $59.69 and a 87.25% rebound from 52-week low, SunTrust Banks, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) gained $0.37 to close the day at a new closing price of $28.35, a 1.32% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.82% above its 52 week low of $23.66. A total of 3.79M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.05M. The stock, which fluctuated between $27.5 and $28.68 during the day, currently situated -4.71% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.38% in the past one month and up by 9.67% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.7 and RSI of 56.95, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. It operates through U.S. Networks; International Networks; and Education and Other segments. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Velocity, Discovery Family, American Heroes, Destination America, Discovery Life, Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Kids brands. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services comprising online suite of curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, and digital textbooks, as well as student assessments; and publishes hard copy curriculum-based content for K-12 schools. In addition, it operates production studios that develop content for television service providers, as well as Websites. The company provides content through various distribution platforms, including pay-TV, free-to-air and broadcast television, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms, such as brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated approximately 380 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (CCE) shares were up in last trading by 1.17% to $34.53. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.06% over the past week and grew 9.34% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.08% above its 50 day moving average and -4.85% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -15.49% decrease in value from its one year high of $54.54. The RSI indicator value of 66.86, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc, a consumer packaged goods company, produces, distributes, and markets a range of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in Europe. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Uxbridge, United Kingdom. Coca-Cola European Partners plc is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company.

 

Stocks Roundup: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI), Under Armour, Inc. (UAA), Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) retreated with the stock falling -0.88% or $-0.51 to close at $57.75 on light trading volume of 2.43M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.06M. The Atlanta Georgia 30308 based company operating under the Money Center Banks industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 62.8% up for the period and up by 5.29% so far this year. With price target of $59.69 and a 90.31% rebound from 52-week low, SunTrust Banks, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Under Armour, Inc. (UAA) had a light trading with around 2.41M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.78M. The stock traded between $28.81 and $29.37 before closing at the price of $29.13 with 0% change on the day. The Baltimore Maryland 21230 based company is currently trading 2.97% above its 52 week low of $28.29 and -39.25% below its 52 week high of $47.95. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $37.36 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Under Armour, Inc. together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company offers its apparel in compression, fitted, and loose types to be worn in hot, cold, and in between the extremes. It provides various footwear products, including football, baseball, lacrosse, softball and soccer cleats, slides, performance training, running, basketball, and outdoor footwear. The company also offers accessories, which include headwear, bags, and gloves; and digital fitness platform licenses and subscriptions, as well as digital advertising, as well as licenses its brands. It primarily provides its products under the UA Logo, UNDER ARMOUR, UA, ARMOUR, HEATGEAR, COLDGEAR, ALLSEASONGEAR, PROTECT THIS HOUSE, and I WILL, as well as ARMOURBITE, ARMOURSTORM, ARMOUR FLEECE, and ARMOUR BRA trademarks. The company sells its products through wholesale channels, including national and regional sporting goods chains, independent and specialty retailers, department store chains, institutional athletic departments, and leagues and teams, as well as independent distributors; and directly to consumers through a network of brand and factory house stores, and Website. Under Armour, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) saw its value decrease by -0.25% as the stock dropped $-0.15 to finish the day at a closing price of $59.61. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $41.73-$59.84 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $59.39 to $59.81 during the day, are up by 27.05% in the past three months and up by 17.14% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.87% above its 20 day moving average and 4.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $63 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.49.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Level 3 Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services. It operates through North America, EMEA, and Latin America segments. The company offers Internet protocol (IP) and data services comprising Internet services, virtual private network, Ethernet, content delivery network, media delivery, Vyvx broadcast, managed, cloud and IT, and cloud connect services, as well as Communications as a Service. It also provides transport and fiber services comprising wavelengths, private lines, transoceanic services, and dark fiber, as well as related professional services; local and enterprise voice services, including Voice over Internet Protocol services and traditional circuit-switch based services; collaboration services, such as audio, Web, and video collaboration services; colocation and data center services comprising cloud, hosting, and application management solutions; and security services for mobile users or remote offices, governance, risk management, and compliance. In addition, the company provides wholesale voice services, including voice termination and toll free services. It primarily serves various types of customers, such as enterprises, content, government, and wholesale. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

 

Stocks In Action: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

Schlumberger Limited (SLB) traded within a range of $84.65 to $85.69 after opening the day at $85.08. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.86% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.1% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $85.51 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -2.65% below its 52 week high of $87.84 and 38.8% above its 12-month low of $66.1. The shares are up by over 7.1% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 52.69 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Schlumberger Limited supplies technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide. Its Reservoir Characterization Group segment provides reservoir imaging, monitoring, and development services; wireline technologies for open and cased-hole services; exploration and production pressure and flow-rate measurement services comprising surface and downhole services; software integrated solutions, such as software, consulting, information management, and IT infrastructure services; consulting services for reservoir characterization, field development planning, and production enhancement; and petrotechnical data services and training solutions, as well as integrated management services. Its Drilling Group segment designs, manufactures, and markets roller cone and fixed cutter drill bits; supplies drilling fluid systems; provides pressure drilling and underbalanced drilling solutions, and environmental services and products; mud logging services; land drilling rigs and related support services; and well planning and drilling, engineering, supervision, logistics, procurement, contracting, and drilling rig management services, as well as bottom-hole-assembly, borehole-enlargement technologies, impact tools, tubulars, and tubular services. Its Production Group segment provides well services comprising pressure pumping, well cementing, stimulation, and intervention services; well completion services and equipment that include packers, safety valves, and sand control technology, as well as completions technology and equipment; artificial lifts; coiled tubing equipment and services, and slickline services; development, management, and environmental protection services for water resources; and integrated production and production management services. The company was formerly known as Socie´te´ de Prospection E´lectrique. Schlumberger Limited was founded in 1926 and is based in Houston, Texas.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.36% or $2.39 to close the day at $178.29 on active trading volume of 5.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.67M. The Armonk New York 10504 based company has been outperforming the information technology services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 50.98%, compared to the industry which has advanced 29.62% over the same period. With RSI of 76.02, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $158.9, making it a hold for now.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) gained $1.69 to close the day at a new closing price of $58.17, a 2.99% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 91.69% above its 52 week low of $31.07. A total of 5.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $57.04 and $58.31 during the day, currently situated 2.11% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.6% in the past one month and up by 28.62% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $58.34 and RSI of 65.91, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Stocks Roundup: TechnipFMC Limited (FTI), Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

TechnipFMC Limited (FTI) grew with the stock adding 2.21% or $0.74 to close at $34.21 on light trading volume of 4.18M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.2M. The London London & South East EC4M 8AP based company operating under the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 46.32% up for the period and down by -3.72% so far this year. With price target of $35.91 and a 53.41% rebound from 52-week low, TechnipFMC Limited has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

TechnipFMC plc provides technologies, systems, and services for oil and gas projects worldwide. It operates in three segments: Subsea, Onshore/Offshore, and Surface Projects. The Subsea segment offers products, such as trees, manifolds, controls, templates, flowline systems, umbilicals, and flexibles, as well as subsea processing products. This segment also provides subsea services, including drilling, installation, completion, and field services, as well as asset management, well intervention and IMR, ROVs, and manipulator system services; and services for subsea projects comprising front end to decommissioning, field architecture, integrated design, engineering, procurement, construction, and installation services. The Onshore/Offshore segment offers technical, technological, and project management services across fixed, floating, and onshore facilities, as well as offshore services. The Surface Projects segment provides drilling, completion, and production wellhead equipment, as well as chokes, compact valves, manifolds, and controls; treating iron, manifolds, and reciprocating pumps for stimulation and cementing; separation and flow-treatment systems; flow metering products and systems; marine, truck, and railcar loading systems; installation maintenance services; frac-stack, manifold rental, and operation services; and flowback and well testing services. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) had a light trading with around 4.16M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.84M. The stock traded between $17.86 and $18.55 before closing at the price of $18.53 with 1.31% change on the day. The South San Francisco California 94080 based company is currently trading 421.97% above its 52 week low of $3.55 and -3.99% below its 52 week high of $19.3. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $19.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Exelixis, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of new medicines with the potential to enhance care and outcomes for people with cancer. It focuses on advancing cabozantinib, an inhibitor of multiple tyrosine kinases, including MET, AXL, and VEGF receptors, which has shown clinical anti-tumor activity in approximately 20 forms of cancer and is the subject of a broad clinical development program. The company has received regulatory approval for two separate formulations of cabozantinib for the treatment of certain forms of kidney and thyroid cancer and marketed as CABOMETYX tablets in the United States and COMETRIQ capsules in the United States and European Union respectively. It also offers COTELLIC (cobimetinib), a selective inhibitor of MEK, in the United States and European Union; and is being evaluated for further potential indications by Roche and Genentech under collaboration with Exelixis. Exelixis, Inc. has collaboration and license agreements with Ipsen Pharma SAS, Genentech, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Sanofi, Merck, and Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited for the development and commercialization of various compounds and programs. The company was formerly known as Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Exelixis, Inc. in February 2000. Exelixis, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) saw its value increase by 2.43% as the stock gained $1.34 to finish the day at a closing price of $56.48. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $31.07-$56.97 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $54.9 to $56.69 during the day, are up by 24.31% in the past three months and up by 35% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.11% above its 20 day moving average and 4.94% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $58.34 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.39.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services for consumers, businesses, corporations, and institutions in the United States. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment offers deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto loans, student loans, bank cards, and other lending products, as well as various services. This segment also provides wealth management products and professional services, including brokerage, professional investment management, and trust services; and family office solutions. The Wholesale Banking segment offers corporate and investment banking solutions, such as advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management, as well as lease financing solutions; cash management services, auto dealer financing, and corporate insurance premium financing solutions; and construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. This segment also provides treasury and payment solutions, including operating various electronic and paper payment types, such as card, wire transfer, automated clearing house, check, and cash; and offers clients to manage their accounts online. The Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage products in the secondary market. The company offers its products and services through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines, Internet, mobile, and telephone banking channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,401 full-service banking offices located in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.