Stocks Buzz: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC), Antares Pharma, Inc. (ATRS)

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.75% or $0.18 to close the day at $24.33 on active trading volume of 1.8M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.78M. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company has been outperforming the broadcasting – tv group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.9%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.4% over the same period. With RSI of 79.03, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.57, making it a hold for now.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) retreated with the stock falling -1.98% or $-0.38 to close at $18.84 on light trading volume of 1.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.9M. The Springfield Massachusetts 01104 based company has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -18.76% down for the period and down by -10.63% so far this year. With price target of $25.75 and a 0.16% rebound from 52-week low, American Outdoor Brands Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

American Outdoor Brands Corporation manufactures and sells firearm products and accessories. The company operates in two segments, Firearms and Accessories. It offers handguns, long guns, hunting rifles, black powder firearms, handcuffs and restraints, and firearm-related products. The company also provides accessories, such as reloading, gunsmithing tools, gun cleaning supplies, tree saws, shooting and field rests, gun vises, hearing protection, ammo tumblers, and vault accessories. It sells its products under the Smith & Wesson, M&P, Thompson/Center Arms, Caldwell Shooting Supplies, Wheeler Engineering, Tipton Gun Cleaning Supplies, Frankford Arsenal Reloading Tools, Lockdown Vault Accessories, Hooyman Premium Tree Saws, BOG-POD, and Golden Rod Moisture Control brands. In addition, the company sells parts of other brands; operates a private law enforcement training facility; provides metal processing and finishing services comprising tooling, forging, heat treating, finishing, plating, and plastic injection molding, as well as engineering support services to third-party customers; and licenses trademarks to third parties. It serves gun enthusiasts; collectors; hunters; sportsmen; competitive shooters; individuals desiring home and personal protection; law enforcement and security agencies and officers; and military agencies. The company markets products through dealers, retailers, in-store retail channels, and range operations utilizing consumer-focused product marketing and promotional campaigns; social and electronic media; and in-store retail merchandising systems and strategies. It also operates Websites; and online retail stores that sells hunting and shooting accessories, branded products, apparel, and related shooting supplies. The company was formerly known as Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation and changed its name to American Outdoor Brands Corporation in January 2017. The company was founded in 1852 and is based in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Antares Pharma, Inc. (ATRS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 5.81% or $0.14 to close the day at $2.55 on lower than average trading volume of 1.8M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 903.48K. The Ewing New Jersey 08628 based company has been outperforming the medical instruments & supplies companies by 32.6965% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 9.44% YTD, versus the medical instruments & supplies industry which is up 8.7% for the same period. The RSI of 72.42 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Antares Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing self-administered parenteral pharmaceutical products and technologies worldwide. The company’s injection products include OTREXUP that comprises of pre-filled methotrexate syringe and VIBEX self-injection system to enable rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriasis patients to self-inject methotrexate at home; ZOMA-Jet and Twin-Jector, a needle-free auto injector to deliver human growth hormone treatment to children without the use of a needle; and VIBEX disposable pressure-assisted auto injectors. It also offers Elestrin gel for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause; and Gelnique, an oxybutynin gel product for the treatment of overactive bladder. In addition, the company is developing VIBEX auto injectors for treating anaphylaxis; disposable pen injectors for diabetes; VIBEX QuickShot (QS) auto injectors for reducing risk of preterm birth; VIBEX QS Testosterone for testosterone replacement therapy for men who have testosterone deficiency; and Vibex QS M for the treatment of CNS indication. Antares Pharma, Inc. has collaborative and license agreements with Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Ferring B.V.; JCR Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Actavis plc; Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey.

 

Stocks in Focus: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), Tahoe Resources Inc. (TAHO), Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII)

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) had a active trading with around 1.95M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.89M. The stock traded between $23.78 and $24.05 before closing at the price of $23.82 with 0.68% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company is currently trading 33.82% above its 52 week low of $17.91 and -4.6% below its 52 week high of $25.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.77 and $24.57 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Tahoe Resources Inc. (TAHO) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.41% or $-0.13 to close the day at $9.08 on light trading volume of 1.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.54M. The Reno Nevada 89511 based company has been outperforming the industrial metals & minerals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 6.07%, compared to the industry which has advanced 107.31% over the same period. With RSI of 45.92, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.52, making it a hold for now.

Tahoe Resources Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores, develops, and operates mines in the Americas. The company primarily produces copper, gold, silver, lead/zinc, and natural gas and petroleum. It holds interest in the Escobal mine property comprising 29.1 million tons of proven and probable mineral reserves located in southeast Guatemala; La Arena mine property, which consist of 80.3 million tons of proven and probable mineral reserves located in northern Perú; and Shahuindo mine comprising 111.9 million tons of proven and probable mineral reserves located in northern Perú. The company was formerly known as CKM Resources Inc. and changed its name to Tahoe Resources Inc. in January 2010. Tahoe Resources Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII) shares were down in last trading by -0.24% to $8.45. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -3.1% over the past week and fell -20.06% in the past month. It is currently trading -18.63% below its 50 day moving average and -27.04% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -47.05% decrease in value from its one year high of $16.37. The RSI indicator value of 33.91, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The company operates through four segments: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico, and Franchising. It offers durable products, such as consumer electronics; appliances; computers, including tablets; smartphones; and furniture, including accessories under rental purchase agreements. The company also provides merchandise on an installment sales basis; and offers the rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks within retailer’s locations. It operates retail installment sales stores under the Get It Now and Home Choice names; and rent-to-own and franchised rent-to-own stores under the Rent-A-Centre, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned and operated approximately 2,672 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including 45 retail installment sales stores; 1,444 Acceptance Now kiosk locations in 40 states and Puerto Rico; 532 Acceptance Now direct locations; and 143 stores in Mexico, as well as franchised 227 rent-to-own stores in 31 states under the Rent-A-Center, ColorTyme, and RimTyme names. Rent-A-Center, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: LKQ Corporation (LKQ), TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD)

LKQ Corporation (LKQ) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.96% or $0.6 to close the day at $31.24 on higher than average trading volume of 2.32M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.9M. The Chicago Illinois 60661 based company has been outperforming the auto parts companies by -2.266% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 1.92% YTD, versus the auto parts industry which is up 2.94% for the same period. The RSI of 42.39 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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.

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) had a active trading with around 2.31M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.94M. The stock traded between $23.14 and $23.51 before closing at the price of $23.45 with 1.21% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company is currently trading 31.74% above its 52 week low of $17.91 and -6.09% below its 52 week high of $25.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 67.25 and $24.57 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

3D Systems Corporation (DDD) traded within a range of $16.53 to $17.26 after opening the day at $16.52. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 29.04% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.81% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $17.15 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -13.21% below its 52 week high of $19.76 and 120.44% above its 12-month low of $8.31. The shares are up by over 26.47% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.64 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

 

Stocks To Track: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), Robert Half International Inc. (RHI), Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS)

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) fell -0.17% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.04 to finish the day at $23.17 with about 1.7M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.95M. The $4.98B market cap company, which fluctuated between $23.17 and $23.38 during the day, currently situated 30.17% above its 52 week low of $17.91 and -7.21% away from its one year high of $25.38. The RSI of 63.66 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) dropped $-1 to close the day at a new closing price of $47.37, a -2.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 39.43% above its 52 week low of $34.34. A total of 1.69M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.28M. The stock, which fluctuated between $47.2 and $48.64 during the day, currently situated -7.08% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.93% in the past one month and up by 27.18% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $47.26 and RSI of 44.35, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Robert Half International Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company operates through three segments: Temporary and Consultant Staffing, Permanent Placement Staffing, and Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services. It places temporary personnel for accounting, finance, and bookkeeping; temporary and full-time office and administrative personnel consisting of executive and administrative assistants, receptionists, and customer service representatives; full-time accounting, financial, tax, and accounting operations personnel; and information technology contract consultants and full-time employees in the areas of platform systems integration and end-user support, including specialists in Web development, networking, application development, systems integration, database design, security and business continuity, and desktop support. The company also offers temporary and full-time employees in attorney, paralegal, legal administrative, and legal secretarial positions; senior level project professionals in the accounting and finance fields for financial systems conversions, expansion into new markets, business process reengineering, business systems performance enhancement, and post-merger financial consolidation. In addition, it is involved in serving professionals in the areas of interactive media, design, marketing, advertising, and public relations; and placing project consultants in various positions, such as creative directors, graphics designers, Web content developers, Web designers, media buyers, brand managers, and public relations specialists. Further, the company provides business and technology risk consulting, and internal audit services. It markets its staffing services to clients, as well as to employment candidates. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS) had a light trading with around 1.68M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.23M. The stock traded between $50.98 and $52.38 before closing at the price of $51.17 with -1.86% change on the day. The Coraopolis Pennsylvania 15108 based company is currently trading 43.61% above its 52 week low of $36.06 and -18.52% below its 52 week high of $62.88. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 39.67 and $64.08 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sporting goods retailer primarily in the eastern United States. It provides hardlines, including sporting goods equipment, fitness equipment, golf equipment, and hunting and fishing gear products; apparel; and footwear products and accessories. The company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, Chelsea Collective, and True Runner specialty concept stores; and e-commerce Websites, such as DICKS.com, golfgalaxy.com, fieldandstreamshop.com, and caliastudio.com. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 679 Dick’s Sporting Goods stores, 73 Golf Galaxy stores, and 19 Field & Stream stores. The company was formerly known as Dick’s Clothing and Sporting Goods, Inc. and changed its name to Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. in April 1999. Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.

 

Equities Trend Analysis: Ixia (XXIA), TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY)

Ixia (XXIA) grew with the stock adding 0.52% or $0.1 to close at $19.5 on active trading volume of 1.3M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.14M. The Calabasas California 91302 based company operating under the Internet Software & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 112.42% up for the period and up by 21.12% so far this year. With price target of $17.99 and a 129.41% rebound from 52-week low, Ixia has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Ixia provides application performance and security resilience solutions to organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers hardware platforms, such as chassis; interface cards that generate, receive, and analyze various traffic types at multiple network layers; and network visibility solutions, which enable network visibility into physical and virtual networks, and optimizes monitoring tool performance. It also provides a suite of software applications for use in automated and targeted delivery, as well as functionality and performance test for technologies and devices, including storage, video, voice, intelligent networks, applications, routing, switching, WiFi, broadband, wireless, software defined networks, and virtual networks and functions. In addition, Ixia offers technical support, warranty, and software maintenance services, as well as training and professional services. The company offers its products and services through direct sales force, as well as through distributors, value added resellers, system integrators, and other partners. It serves a range of enterprises, service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and governments. Ixia was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) had a light trading with around 1.29M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2M. The stock traded between $23.32 and $23.5 before closing at the price of $23.46 with 0.77% change on the day. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company is currently trading 31.8% above its 52 week low of $17.91 and -6.05% below its 52 week high of $25.38. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $24.57 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) saw its value increase by 3.14% as the stock gained $1.3 to finish the day at a closing price of $42.76. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $31.38-$80.11 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $39.98 to $42.98 during the day, are up by 18.94% in the past three months and down by -39.8% over the past six months. It is currently trading 7.06% above its 20 day moving average and 3.16% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $63.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.76.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes novel therapeutics based on RNA interference. The company’s clinical development programs include Patisiran and Revusiran, which are in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR); ALN-TTRsc02, an investigational RNAi therapeutic targeting TTR for the treatment of various forms of ATTR amyloidosis; Fitusiran, an investigational RNAi therapeutic that is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of hemophilia and rare bleeding disorders; ALN-CC5, which is in Phase I/II clinical trial for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases; and ALN-AS1 for the treatment of hepatic porphyrias. Its product development programs also include ALN-AAT for the treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency-associated liver disease; ALN-PCSsc that is in Phase I clinical trial for hypercholesterolemia; ALN-HBV for the treatment of Hepatitis B virus; ALN-AC3 for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia; ANGPTL3 for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia and mixed hyperlipidemia; ALN-AGT for the treatment of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, including preeclampsia; ALN-GO1 for the treatment of primary hyperoxaluria type 1; ALN-HDV for the treatment of HDV infection; and ALN-PDL for the treatment of chronic liver infections. The company has strategic alliances and collaboration agreements with Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novartis Pharma AG; Novartis/Arrowhead; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd; Roche/Arrowhead; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.; Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Ascletis BioScience Co., Ltd.; Monsanto Company; Sanofi Genzyme; The Medicines Company; Arbutus Biopharma Corporation; Protiva Biotherapeutics, Inc.; The University of British Columbia; and Acuitas Therapeutics Inc. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

Investor’s Watch List: CVR Partners, LP (UAN), Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR), TEGNA Inc. (TGNA)

CVR Partners, LP (UAN) had a light trading with around 2.39M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 362.82K. The stock traded between $6.3 and $6.64 before closing at the price of $6.63 with 4.41% change on the day. The Sugar Land Texas 77479 based company is currently trading 63.7% above its 52 week low of $4.05 and -30.42% below its 52 week high of $9.75. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 58.38 and $6.93 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

CVR Partners, LP produces, distributes, and markets nitrogen fertilizer products in North America. It provides ammonia products for industrial and agricultural customers; and urea ammonium nitrate products for agricultural customers. CVR GP, LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas. CVR Partners, LP operates as a subsidiary of Coffeyville Resources LLC.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.22% or $-0.4 to close the day at $17.65 on active trading volume of 2.39M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.32M. The Overland Park Kansas 66202 based company has been underperforming the asset management group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -14.39%, compared to the industry which has advanced 29.91% over the same period. With RSI of 38.29, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $17.29, making it a hold for now.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management and advisory, investment product underwriting and distribution, and shareholder services administration to mutual funds, and institutional and separately managed accounts in the United States. The company acts as an investment adviser for institutional and other private investors, and provides sub advisory services to other investment companies; and underwrites and distributes registered open-end mutual fund portfolios. It also offers fee-based asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers; distributes business partners’ variable annuity products, and retirement and life insurance products to advisors channel customers; and sells life insurance and disability products underwritten by various carriers. The company distributes investment products through its wholesale channel comprising other broker/dealers, various retirement platforms, and registered investment advisors, as well as through independent financial advisors; and markets investment advisory services to institutional investors directly or through consultants. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) shares were up in last trading by 1.88% to $23.34. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.73% over the past week and grew 9.12% in the past month. It is currently trading 5.55% above its 50 day moving average and 7.3% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.53% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.38. The RSI indicator value of 73.79, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Ciena Corporation (CIEN), CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM), TEGNA Inc. (TGNA)

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.14% or $-0.28 to close the day at $24.33 on light trading volume of 1.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.72M. The Hanover Maryland 21076 based company has been outperforming the communication equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36.92%, compared to the industry which has advanced 4.47% over the same period. With RSI of 53.07, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $28.39, making it a hold for now.

Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company’s Networking Platforms segment offers hardware networking solutions optimized for the convergence of coherent optical transport, optical transport network switching, and packet switching. Its products include 6500 Packet-Optical Platform and the 5430 Reconfigurable Switching System, Waveserver stackable interconnect system, CoreDirector Multiservice Optical Switches, and OTN configuration for the 5410 Reconfigurable Switching System, as well as Z-Series Packet-Optical Platform; 3000 family of service delivery switches and service aggregation switches, and the 5000 family of service aggregation switches, as well as 8700 Packetwave Platform and the Ethernet packet configuration for the 5410 Service Aggregation Switch; and 4200 Advanced Services Platform, Corestream 5100/5200 Advanced Services Platform, Common Photonic Layer, and 6100 Multiservice Optical Platform. This segment also sells operating system software and enhanced software features embedded in each of these products. The company’s Software and Software-Related Services segment offers network management solutions, including the OneControl Unified Management System, ON-Center Network & Service Management Suite, Ethernet Services Manager, Optical Suite Release, and Planet Operate; and Blue Planet network virtualization, service orchestration, and network management software platform, as well as related installation, support, and consulting services. Its Global Services segment provides consulting and network design, installation and deployment, maintenance support, and training services. The company sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to network operators. Ciena Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) fell -0.66% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $0.12 with about 1.57M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.44M. The $22.61M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.12 and $0.13 during the day, currently situated 100% above its 52 week low of $0.06 and -81.82% away from its one year high of $0.66. The RSI of 47.57 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CEL-SCI Corporation engages in the research and development of drugs and vaccines. Its lead investigational immunotherapy is Multikine, which is under pivotal phase III clinical trial for the treatment of primary head and neck cancer. The company’s Multikine is also used in a Phase I study with the Naval Medical Center, San Diego under a cooperative research and development agreement in HIV/HPV co-infected men and women with peri-anal warts. Its Ligand Epitope Antigen Presentation System, a pre-clinical patented T-cell modulation process that stimulates the human immune system to fight bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections, as well as autoimmune diseases, allergies, transplantation rejections, and cancer. The company also develops LEAPS-H1N1-DC, a product candidate for the treatment of pandemic influenza in hospitalized patients; and CEL-2000 and CEL-4000 vaccine product candidates for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. CEL-SCI Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia.

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) saw its value increase by 0.18% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $22.73. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $17.91-$25.38 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $22.45 to $22.75 during the day, are up by 16.45% in the past three months and up by 5.16% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.65% above its 20 day moving average and 2.85% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $25.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 66.87. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE), TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)

Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.71% or $0.04 to close the day at $2.38 on light trading volume of 1.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The Centennial Colorado 80112 based company has been underperforming the industrial metals & minerals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -43.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 122.36% over the same period. With RSI of 56.21, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3.25, making it a hold for now.

Uranium Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces uranium. The company has in-situ recovery (ISR) projects and two licensed processing facilities. It owns and operates the Temrezli ISR project in Central Turkey; and controls exploration properties under nine exploration and operating licenses covering approximately 32,000 acres with various exploration targets, including the Sefaatli project. The company also holds interest in approximately 190,000 acres of mineral holdings in the prolific Grants Mineral Belt of the State of New Mexico; and 14,000 acres in the South Texas uranium province. In addition, it holds an agreement to acquire certain placer mining claims in the Sal Rica lithium brine project that covers an area of approximately 9,800 acres located in the Pilot Valley region of northwestern Utah. Uranium Resources, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Centennial, Colorado.

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) grew with the stock adding 0.09% or $0.02 to close at $22.52 on light trading volume of 1.49M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.13M. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company operating under the Broadcasting – TV industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -1.88% down for the period and up by 5.28% so far this year. With price target of $25.5 and a 26.52% rebound from 52-week low, TEGNA Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.22% or $-0.12 to close the day at $9.75 on lower than average trading volume of 1.49M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.95M. The Columbus Ohio 43215 based company has been outperforming the property management companies by -12.9257% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -6.34% YTD, versus the property management industry which is up 1.55% for the same period. The RSI of 38.11 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE:WPG.WI) operates independently of Simon Property Group Inc. as of May 28, 2014.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), QVC Group (QVCA), Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT)

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.3% or $0.28 to close the day at $21.9 on active trading volume of 2.37M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.11M. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company has been underperforming the broadcasting – tv group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -3.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.9% over the same period. With RSI of 53.07, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.5, making it a hold for now.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

QVC Group (QVCA) climbed 1.49% during last trading as the stock added $0.28 to finish the day at $19.13 with about 2.36M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.1M. The $13.09B market cap company, which fluctuated between $18.93 and $19.25 during the day, currently situated 6.99% above its 52 week low of $17.88 and -29.8% away from its one year high of $27.25. The RSI of 37.55 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

QVC Group markets and sells a range of consumer products primarily through live merchandise-focused televised shopping programs, Internet, and mobile applications. The company’s Websites offers home, beauty, jewelry, accessories, and electronic products. It also operates as an online retailer of women’s, children’s, and men’s apparel, and children’s merchandise; and kitchen accessories and home décor products, as well as retails products through catalogs, and brick-and-mortar stores. In addition, the company distributes home and apparel lifestyle products under various brands, including Ballard Design, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road, Improvements, Chasing Fireflies, and Travelsmith. Its programming distributed products to approximately 317 million homes in the United States, Japan, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, and China. The company was formerly known as Liberty Interactive Group. QVC Group is based in Englewood, Colorado. QVC Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation.

Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT) saw its value increase by 0.45% as the stock gained $0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $4.5. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $4.27-$65.96 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $4.27 to $4.51 during the day, are down by -87.54% in the past three months and down by -92.88% over the past six months. It is currently trading -7.23% below its 20 day moving average and -75.6% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $8 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 23.96. The technical indicator led us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.

Ophthotech Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops novel therapeutics to treat diseases of the back of the eye. Its principal product candidate, Fovista, an anti-platelet derived growth factor, is in Phase III clinical development for use in combination with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The company is also developing Zimura, an inhibitor of complement factor C5, for the treatment of dry AMD and wet AMD. Ophthotech Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Trending Stocks: TEGNA Inc. (TGNA), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW), Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.85% or $0.18 to close the day at $21.45 on light trading volume of 2.07M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.14M. The McLean Virginia 22107 based company has been underperforming the broadcasting – tv group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -3.67%, compared to the industry which has advanced 11.55% over the same period. With RSI of 41, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $25.5, making it a hold for now.

TEGNA Inc. engages in media and digital businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media and Digital. It operates 46 television stations that produce local programming, such as news, sports, and entertainment. The company also operates Cars.com, an online destination for automotive consumers that offers information about car shopping, selling, and servicing; CareerBuilder, which provides human capital solutions, such as employment data and labor market analysis software, talent management software, and other advertising and recruitment solutions; G/O Digital that provides digital marketing services for local businesses; and Cofactor, a digital marketing company that enable brands to deliver content. In addition, it offers advertising and marketing solutions. The company serves approximately 90 million customers through its broadcast and digital media platforms. The company was formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. and changed its name to TEGNA Inc. in June 2015. TEGNA Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) climbed 0.52% during last trading as the stock added $0.5 to finish the day at $96.29 with about 2.06M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.64M. The $20.69B market cap company, which fluctuated between $94.85 and $96.72 during the day, currently situated 33.37% above its 52 week low of $75.24 and -20.91% away from its one year high of $121.75. The RSI of 56.84 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies to treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients worldwide. It offers transcatheter heart valve therapy products comprising transcatheter aortic heart valves and their delivery systems for the nonsurgical replacement of heart valves. The company also provides surgical heart valve therapy products, such as pericardial valves for aortic and mitral replacement, and minimally invasive aortic heart valve system; and tissue heart valves and repair products, which are used to replace or repair a patient’s diseased or defective heart valve. In addition, it produces pericardial valves from biologically inert animal tissue; and provides heart valve repair therapies, including annuloplasty rings and systems. Further, the company offers critical care products, such as hemodynamic monitoring systems to measure a patient’s heart function in surgical and intensive care settings; pulmonary artery catheters; and continuous venous oximetry catheter for measuring central venous oxygen saturation. Additionally, its critical care products include disposable pressure monitoring devices and closed blood sampling systems to protect patients and clinicians from infection; and peripheral vascular products used to treat endolumenal occlusive disease, such as embolectomy catheters for removing blood clots from peripheral blood vessels. The company distributes its products through direct sales force and independent distributors. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) saw its value decrease by -0.02% as the stock dropped $-0.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $20.84. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $12.93-$20.97 per share for the past year. The shares are up by 21.24% in the past three months and up by 29.99% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.79% above its 20 day moving average and 8.98% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $19.8 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.1. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. It offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. The company also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments. Gentex Corporation sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.