Three Movers to Watch for: Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD)

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) grew with the stock adding 2.44% or $0.44 to close at $18.47 on light trading volume of 2.18M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.36M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 90.87% up for the period and up by 9.42% so far this year. With price target of $19.98 and a 123.9% rebound from 52-week low, Superior Energy Services, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) dropped $-1.5 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.8, a -4.64% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 28.26% above its 52 week low of $24.15. A total of 2.18M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.21M. The stock, currently situated -11.62% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.45% in the past one month and up by 19.78% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $38.75 and RSI of 37.71, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting company in the United States. It owns or provides various programming, operating, or sales services to television stations. The company broadcasts free over-the-air programming, such as network provided programs, locally-produced news, local sporting events, programming from program service arrangements, syndicated entertainment programs, and internally originated programming to television viewing audiences in the communities through various local television stations. As of February 26, 2016, it owns, operates, and/or provides services to 171 television stations in 81 markets, which broadcast 471 channels. The company also offers digital agency services; and technical services to the broadcast industry, as well as designs and manufactures broadcast systems, including transmitters and antennas. In addition, it provides sign design and fabrication, and security alarm monitoring and bulk acquisition services; and invests in various real estate ventures, including developmental land, and operating commercial and multi-family residential real estate properties and apartments, as well as private equity and structured debt/mezzanine financing investment funds. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

3D Systems Corporation (DDD) shares were down in last trading by -0.87% to $15.97. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.54% over the past week and grew 5.69% in the past month. It is currently trading 10.35% above its 50 day moving average and 8.43% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -19.18% decrease in value from its one year high of $19.76. The RSI indicator value of 60.19, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides 3D printing products and services worldwide. The company’s 3D printers transform data input generated by 3D design software, CAD software, or other 3D design tools into printed parts using a range of print materials, including plastic, metal, nylon, rubber, wax, and composite materials. It offers various 3D printing technologies, such as stereolithography, selective laser sintering, direct metal printing, multijet printing, colorjet printing, and plasticjet printing. The company also develops, blends, and markets various print materials, such as plastic, nylon, metal, composite, elastomeric, wax, and Class IV bio-compatible materials. It offers its printers under the Accura, DuraForm, LaserForm, CastForm, and VisiJet brand names. In addition, the company provides digital design tools, including software, scanners, and haptic devices, as well as products for product design, mold and die design, 3D scan-to-print, reverse engineering, and production machining and inspection. Further, it offers proprietary software and drivers that provide part preparation, part placement, support placement, build platform management, and print queue management; and 3D virtual reality simulators and simulator modules for medical applications, as well as digitizing scanners for medical and mechanical applications. Additionally, the company provides warranty, maintenance, and training services. It primarily serves companies and small and midsize businesses in a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, government, defense, technology, electronics, education, consumer goods, energy, and healthcare. The company sells its products and services through its direct sales force, resellers, and channel partners and distributors. 3D Systems Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) fell -0.59% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.05 to finish the day at $8.48 with about 3.4M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.57M. The $1.23B market cap company, which fluctuated between $8.2 and $8.6 during the day, currently situated 226.15% above its 52 week low of $2.6 and -28.56% away from its one year high of $11.87. The RSI of 37.2 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. It operates through three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. The company engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment operations in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services. It also offers well intervention; intervention engineering; production enhancement; inspection, repair, and maintenance of production structures, trees, jumpers, risers, pipelines, and subsea equipment; and life of field support. In addition, the company provides reclamation and remediation services; well plugging and abandonment services; pipeline abandonment services; and site inspections. Further, it engages in the installation of subsea pipelines, flowlines, control umbilicals, manifold assemblies, and risers; burial of pipelines; installation and tie-in of riser and manifold assembly; commissioning, testing, and inspection activities; and provision of cable and umbilical lay, and connection services. Additionally, the company offers oil and natural gas processing services to oil and natural gas companies; and fast response system services. It serves independent oil and gas producers and suppliers, pipeline transmission companies, alternative energy companies, and offshore engineering and construction firms. The company was formerly known as Cal Dive International, Inc. and changed its name to Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. in March 2006. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) dropped $-0.22 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.03, a -1.21% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 118.57% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 3.39M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.35M. The stock, which fluctuated between $17.96 and $18.55 during the day, currently situated -9.08% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.96% in the past one month and down by -1.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.98 and RSI of 55.82, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) had a light trading with around 3.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.19M. The stock traded between $74.73 and $75.3 before closing at the price of $75 with 0.2% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75243 based company is currently trading 64.81% above its 52 week low of $46.73 and -0.33% below its 52 week high of $75.3. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 61.67 and $75.86 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment offers high volume analog and logic products for automotive safety devices, touch screen controllers, low voltage motor drivers, and integrated motor controllers; and power management products that include catalog and application-specific standard products to enhance the efficiency of powered devices using battery management solutions, portable power conversion devices, power supply controls, and point-of-load products. This segment also provides high performance analog products, such as high-speed data converters, amplifiers, sensors, high reliability products, interface products, and precision products; and silicon valley analog products, including power management, data converter, interface, and operational amplifier catalog analog products that are used in manufacturing various electronic systems. The Embedded Processing segment offers microcontroller products, which are systems with a processor core, memory, and peripherals to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment; processor products comprising digital signal and applications processors; and connectivity products consisting of electronic devices to connect and transfer data. The company also provides DLP products primarily used in projectors to create high-definition images; application-specific integrated circuits; calculators; and baseband products, as well as OMAP applications processors and connectivity products. It markets and sells its products through a direct sales force and distributors. Texas Instruments Incorporated was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

 

Stocks Under Review: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP), Dynegy Inc. (DYN), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.35% or $-0.09 to close the day at $25.33 on light trading volume of 2.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.39M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the gas utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 55.78%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.84% over the same period. With RSI of 65.55, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.5, making it a hold for now.

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.

Dynegy Inc. (DYN) retreated with the stock falling -1.96% or $-0.19 to close at $9.48 on light trading volume of 2.34M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.04M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company operating under the Electric Utilities industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -19.39% down for the period and up by 12.06% so far this year. With price target of $13.92 and a 35.24% rebound from 52-week low, Dynegy Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Dynegy Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in three segments, Coal, IPH, and Gas. The company sells its services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities. It has a fleet of 35 power plants in 8 states totaling approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity. The company serves a range of customers, including regional transmission organizations, independent system operators, integrated utilities, municipalities, electric cooperatives, transmission and distribution utilities, and power marketers; financial participants, such as banks and hedge funds; and residential, commercial, and industrial end-users. Dynegy Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.56% or $-0.29 to close the day at $18.25 on lower than average trading volume of 2.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.36M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services companies by -0.0944% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 8.12% YTD, versus the oil & gas equipment & services industry which is up 1.45% for the same period. The RSI of 59.14 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.39% or $3.12 to close the day at $799.02 on light trading volume of 2.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.25M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company has been outperforming the catalog & mail order houses group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 29.31%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.98% over the same period. With RSI of 65.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $928.53, making it a hold for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it offers compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) grew with the stock adding 3.4% or $0.4 to close at $12.15 on light trading volume of 2.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.03M. The Chesterland Ohio 44026 based company operating under the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 659.37% up for the period and up by 3.05% so far this year. With price target of $11.34 and a 1115% rebound from 52-week low, Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides sand-based proppant solutions for exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their oil and gas wells. The company operates in two segments, Proppant Solutions; and Industrial & Recreational (I&R) Products. The Proppant Solutions segment primarily provides sand-based proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing operations in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, Northern Europe, and the United Arab Emirates. Its products include northern white frac sand, API-spec brown sand, and resin coated proppants, as well as ceramic proppants; PowerProp product; and Propel SSP product that utilizes a polymer coating applied to a proppant substrate. The I&R Products segment offers raw, coated, and custom blended sands for use in building products, glass, turf and landscape, and filtration industries, as well as for foundries primarily in North America. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. also supplies proppants to oilfield service companies. The company was formerly known as FMSA Holdings Inc. and changed its name to Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. in July 2015. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Chesterland, Ohio.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.71% or $0.13 to close the day at $18.54 on lower than average trading volume of 2.96M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.36M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas equipment & services companies by 2.2708% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 9.83% YTD, versus the oil & gas equipment & services industry which is up 2.26% for the same period. The RSI of 62.77 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA), The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) saw its value increase by 0.13% as the stock gained $0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $7.81. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $5.61-$8.05 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $7.75 to $7.88 during the day, are up by 8.62% in the past three months and up by 8.95% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.39% above its 20 day moving average and 2.3% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $7.67 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.76.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

MFA Financial, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), and residential whole loans, and credit risk transfer securities. Its MBS are secured by hybrid mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and 15-year and longer term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as by mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT for the U.S. federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) shares were up in last trading by 0.17% to $47.72. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.5% over the past week and fell -2.95% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.75% above its 50 day moving average and 15.18% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -3.67% decrease in value from its one year high of $49.54. The RSI indicator value of 51.48, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, an investment company, provides financial products and services to institutions, corporations, and high net worth individuals in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Investment Management and Investment Services. The company offers investment management; trust and custody; foreign exchange; fund administration; global collateral services; securities lending; depositary receipts; corporate trust; global payment/cash management; banking services; and clearing services. It also provides mutual funds, separate accounts, wealth management and private banking services; and broker-dealer services, registered investment advisory services, prime brokerage services, and working capital solutions. In addition, the company is involved in credit-related activities, business exits, leasing operations, and corporate treasury activities; and the provision of global markets and institutional banking services. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation was founded in 1784 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) traded within a range of $18.33 to $19.04 after opening the day at $18.99. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.06% so far this year. The stock was down close to -3.26% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.41 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -7.16% below its 52 week high of $19.83 and 123.18% above its 12-month low of $8.25. The shares are down by over -0.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.58 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Five Below, Inc. (FIVE), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Five Below, Inc. (FIVE) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.27% or $-0.9 to close the day at $38.82 on higher than average trading volume of 3.86M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.32M. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 based company has been underperforming the specialty retail, other companies by -4.1317% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -2.85% YTD, versus the specialty retail, other industry which is up 5.11% for the same period. The RSI of 45.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and T-shirts, as well as beauty products comprising nail polish, lip gloss, fragrance, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, pillows, candles, incense, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customer’s room and locker. The company also provides sport balls; team sports merchandise and fitness accessories, such as hand weights, jump ropes, and gym balls; games, including name brand board games, puzzles, toys, and plush items; and pool, beach and outdoor toys, games, and accessories. In addition, it offers accessories, such as cases, chargers, headphones, and other related items for PCs, cell phones, and tablet computers; books, video games, and DVDs; craft activity kits; arts and crafts supplies that consist of crayons, markers, and stickers; and trend-right items for school comprising backpacks, fashion notebooks and journals, novelty pens and pencils, and everyday name brand items. Further, the company provides party goods, decorations, and greeting cards, as well as every day and special occasion merchandise products; assortment of classic and novelty candy bars, movie-size box candy, and gum and snack food; chilled drinks through coolers; and seasonally-specific items used to celebrate and decorate for events, such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and St. Patrick’s Day. It primarily serves teen and pre-teen customers. As of December 1, 2016, it operated approximately 517 stores in 31 states. The company was formerly known as Cheap Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Five Below, Inc. in August 2002. Five Below, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) had a active trading with around 3.83M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.3M. The stock traded between $18.55 and $19.08 before closing at the price of $19.03 with 1.49% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 130.69% above its 52 week low of $8.25 and -4.03% below its 52 week high of $19.83. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 71.79 and $19.5 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) opening the day at $26.73. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.78% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.41% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $26.76 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.53% below its 52 week high of $27.88 and 98.65% above its 12-month low of $13.84. The shares are up by over 29.99% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 55.88 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers. The Branch Banking segment provides deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses. This segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and loans for automobiles and personal financing needs. The Consumer Lending segment engages in direct lending activities that include origination, retention, and servicing of residential mortgage and home equity loans or lines of credit; and indirect lending activities, including loans to consumers through correspondent lenders and automobile dealers. The Investment Advisors segment provides various investment alternatives for individuals, companies, and not-for-profit organizations. It offers retail brokerage services to individual clients; and broker dealer services to the institutional marketplace. This segment also provides asset management services; holistic strategies to affluent clients in wealth planning, investing, insurance, and wealth protection; and advisory services for institutional clients comprising states and municipalities. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,254 full-service banking centers, including 95 Bank Mart locations, as well as 2,593 automated teller machines in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Fifth Third Bancorp was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Stocks in Review: LKQ Corporation (LKQ), Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

LKQ Corporation (LKQ) opening the day at $31.15. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.99% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.06% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $31.26 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -14.% below its 52 week high of $36.35 and 30.52% above its 12-month low of $23.95. The shares are down by over -7.02% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.14 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in five segments: Wholesale – North America; Europe; Specialty; Glass; and Self Service. The company distributes various products, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products; recycled collision and mechanical products; and refurbished collision products, including wheels, bumper covers and lights, and remanufactured engines. It also offers recycled products, such as engines, transmissions, and door assemblies; sheet metal products comprising trunk lids, fenders and hoods, lights, and bumper assemblies; and refurbish products consisting of wheels, lights, plastic bumpers, and chrome bumpers, as well as heavy-duty truck products. In addition, the company sells scrap metal and other materials to recyclers; and extracts and sells the precious metals contained in various of recycled parts, such as catalytic converters. Further, it sells parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers; and operates self service retail facilities that sell recycled automotive products from end-of-life-vehicles under the LKQ Pick Your Part name. Additionally, the company distributes and markets trucks and off-roads; speed and performance, and towing equipment and accessories; recreational vehicles; wheels, tires, and performance handling products; and miscellaneous accessories. It also manufactures and distributes automotive glass products; and distributes specialty vehicle aftermarket products and accessories. It primarily serves collision and mechanical repair shops, new and used car dealerships, metal recyclers, and specialty vehicle retailers and equipment installers, as well as retail customers. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.09% or $0.67 to close the day at $22.35 on active trading volume of 2.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.85M. The Knoxville Tennessee 37918 based company has been outperforming the movie production, theaters group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 36.57% over the same period. With RSI of 61.97, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $23.86, making it a hold for now.

Regal Entertainment Group, through its subsidiaries, operates as a motion picture exhibitor in the United States. It develops, acquires, and operates multi-screen theatres primarily in mid-sized metropolitan markets and suburban growth areas of larger metropolitan markets. The company operates a theatre circuit under the brands of Regal Cinemas, United Artists, Edwards, Great Escape Theatres, and Hollywood Theaters. As of September 01, 2016, it operated 7, 307 screens in 564 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, and the District of Columbia. Regal Entertainment Group was founded in 2002 and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) gained $0.09 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.49, a 0.49% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 124.15% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 2.35M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.34M. The stock, which fluctuated between $18.3 and $18.89 during the day, currently situated -6.76% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.71% in the past one month and down by -0.32% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.02 and RSI of 68.2, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Track: CarMax Inc. (KMX), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)

CarMax Inc. (KMX) climbed 2.99% during last trading as the stock added $1.94 to finish the day at $66.76 with about 3.49M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.27M. The $12.41B market cap company, which fluctuated between $65.08 and $67.6 during the day, currently situated 61.84% above its 52 week low of $41.25 and 0.18% away from its one year high of $67.6. The RSI of 70.87 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

CarMax Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. The company operates in two segments, CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. It offers customers a range of makes and models of used vehicles, including domestic and imported vehicles; sells vehicles that do not meet its retail standards to licensed dealers through on-site wholesale auctions; and provides extended protection plans to customers at the time of sale. The company also offers reconditioning and vehicle repair services; and provides financing alternatives for retail customers across a range of credit spectrum through its CarMax Auto Finance and arrangements with other financial institutions. In addition, it sells new vehicles under franchise agreements. As of December 20, 2016, the company operated 169 used car stores in 39 states. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) gained $0.84 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.4, a 4.78% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 123.06% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 3.48M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $17.83 and $18.78 during the day, currently situated -7.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.54% in the past one month and up by 4.01% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.02 and RSI of 67.77, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) had a light trading with around 3.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.75M. The stock traded at the price of $19.6 with 1.61% change on the day. The Bridgeport Connecticut 06604 based company is currently trading 50.4% above its 52 week low of $13.62 and -2.63% below its 52 week high of $20.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 65.14 and $17.69 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

People’s United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People’s United Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking, retail banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment offers commercial real estate lending, commercial and industrial lending, and commercial deposit gathering services. This segment also provides equipment financing; cash management, correspondent banking, and municipal banking services; and institutional trust, corporate trust, private banking, and insurance services. The Retail Banking segment offers consumer lending, including residential mortgage and home equity lending; and consumer deposit gathering services. This segment also provides brokerage, financial advisory, investment management, life insurance, and non-institutional trust services. In addition, the company offers online banking, investment trading, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of 396 branches and 594 ATMs in Connecticut, southeastern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. People’s United Financial, Inc. was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC) grew with the stock adding 2.47% or $0.81 to close at $33.57 on light trading volume of 3.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.61M. The Dallas Texas 75201 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -12.74% down for the period and up by 2.47% so far this year. With price target of $33 and a 55.72% rebound from 52-week low, HollyFrontier Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

HollyFrontier Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refiner in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Refining and HEP. It primarily produces high-value refined products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, liquid petroleum gas, fuel oil, and specialty and modified asphalt. The company offers its products to other refiners, convenience store chains, independent marketers, retailers, truck stop chains, wholesalers, railroads, governmental entities, paving contractors or manufacturers, and commercial and specialty markets, as well as for commercial airline use. It owns and operates five refineries with a combined crude oil processing capacity of approximately 443,000 barrels per day in El Dorado, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Artesia, New Mexico; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Woods Cross, Utah, as well as owns and operates asphalt terminals in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma; and vacuum distillation and other facilities in Lovington, New Mexico. HollyFrontier Corporation’s refineries serve markets in the Mid-Continent, Southwest, and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. The company was formerly known as Holly Corporation and changed its name to HollyFrontier Corporation as a result of its merger with Frontier Oil Corporation in July 2011. HollyFrontier Corporation was founded in 1947 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) gained $0.68 to close the day at a new closing price of $17.56, a 4.03% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 112.87% above its 52 week low of $8.25. A total of 3.07M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.33M. The stock, which fluctuated between $17.06 and $17.84 during the day, currently situated -11.45% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 3.54% in the past one month and down by -3.09% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.02 and RSI of 61.44, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) shares were up in last trading by 0.15% to $65.54. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.1% over the past week and grew 0.71% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.95% below its 50 day moving average and -7.3% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -12.58% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.38. The RSI indicator value of 39.52, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Notable Runners: Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN), DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH)

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.58% or $-0.2 to close the day at $12.42 on lower than average trading volume of 2.15M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.01M. The Brentwood Tennessee 37027 based company has been outperforming the long-term care facilities companies by -29.2358% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -32.72% YTD, versus the long-term care facilities industry which is up 23.47% for the same period. The RSI of 50.6 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Centers (CCRCs) – Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment owns or leases communities comprising independent living and assisted living units in a single community that are primarily designed for middle to upper income senior citizens. The Assisted Living segment owns or leases communities consisting of freestanding, multi-story communities, and freestanding single story communities, which offer housing and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity frail and elderly residents. This segment also operates memory care communities for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The CCRCs – Rental segment owns or leases communities that offer various living arrangements and services to accommodate various levels of physical ability and health. The Brookdale Ancillary Services segment provides outpatient therapy, home health, and hospice services to residents of its communities, as well as to other senior living communities. The Management Services segment operates communities under the management agreements. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 130 retirement center communities with 24,486 units; 915 assisted living communities with 62,567 units; and 78 CCRCs with 21,367 units, as well as owned or leased 959 communities with 81,067 units and provided management services with respect to 164 communities with 27,353 units for third parties or unconsolidated ventures. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) had a light trading with around 2.15M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.4M. The stock traded between $16.63 and $17.02 before closing at the price of $16.88 with 0.6% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 104.63% above its 52 week low of $8.25 and -14.88% below its 52 week high of $19.83. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.05 and $19.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to crude oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and manufactures and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping services comprising hydraulic fracturing and high pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells; fluid management services used to obtain, move, store, and dispose of fluids that are involved in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reservoirs; and workover services consisting of installations, completions, and sidetracking of wells, as well as support for perforating operations. The Production Services segment provides intervention services, including coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization, and remedial pumping services. The Technical Solutions segment offers pressure control services; completion tools and services, such as sand control systems, well screens and filters, and surface-controlled sub surface safety valves; and offshore well decommissioning services, including plugging and abandoning wells at the end of their economic life, and dismantling and removing associated infrastructure. Superior Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH) traded within a range of $11.32 to $11.54 after opening the day at $11.46. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 25.94% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.52% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $11.53 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.4% above its 52 week high of $11.61 and 66.94% above its 12-month low of $7.28. The shares are up by over 28.1% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 73.79 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a lodging focused real estate company, owns premium hotels and resorts in North America. The company operates its hotels under the Hilton, Marriott, and Westin brand names in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and Atlanta; and in destination resort locations, such as the United States Virgin Islands and Colorado. As of December 16, 2011, it owned 26 hotels with approximately 12000 rooms. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust (REIT) under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.