Trader Alert: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Sprint Corporation (S)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) retreated with the stock falling -1.03% or $-0.86 to close at $82.3 on light trading volume of 10.6M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.17M. The Irving Texas 75039 based company operating under the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 3.35% up for the period and down by -7.99% so far this year. With price target of $88.57 and a 6.96% rebound from 52-week low, Exxon Mobil Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 35,909 gross and 30,114 net operated wells. Exxon Mobil Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) dropped $-3.82 to close the day at a new closing price of $87.28, a -4.19% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 24.99% above its 52 week low of $71.82. A total of 10.57M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock, which fluctuated between $86.35 and $89.84 during the day, currently situated -4.4% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -1.21% in the past one month and up by 8.34% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $90.29 and RSI of 40.86, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sprint Corporation (S) shares were down in last trading by -1.32% to $9. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.62% over the past week and grew 3.09% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.53% above its 50 day moving average and 40.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $9.65. The RSI indicator value of 55.55, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sprint Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells wireless devices, broadband devices, connected devices, and accessories to agents and other third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies, and targeted business and consumer subscribers, as well as for cable multiple system operators. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.

 

Investor’s Alert: Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Ventas, Inc. (VTR)

Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.22% or $-0.12 to close the day at $55.02 on higher than average trading volume of 5.22M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3M. The Florham Park New Jersey 07932 based company has been outperforming the drugs – generic companies by 8.8156% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.99% YTD, versus the drugs – generic industry which is up 12.42% for the same period. The RSI of 58.37 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Zoetis Inc. engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines for livestock and companion animals in the United States and internationally. It offers anti-infectives that prevent, kill, or slow the growth of bacteria, fungi, or protozoa; vaccines, which are biological preparations to prevent diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and reproductive tracts or induce a specific immune response; and parasiticides that prevent or eliminate external and internal parasites, such as fleas, ticks, and worms. The company also provides medicated feed additives that offer medicines to livestock; veterinarian solutions for anesthesia, pain management, and the diagnosis of diabetes; and other pharmaceutical products, including pain and sedation, oncology, antiemetic, allergy and dermatology, and reproductive products. In addition, it offers other product categories comprising nutritionals and agribusiness services, as well as products and services in complementary areas consisting of biodevices, diagnostics, and genetics. The company markets its products to veterinarians and livestock producers through its sales representatives, and technical and veterinary operations specialists. Zoetis Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) had a light trading with around 2.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.77M. The stock traded between $90.1 and $91.06 before closing at the price of $90.81 with 0.25% change on the day. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company is currently trading 30.04% above its 52 week low of $71.02 and 0.23% above its 52 week high of $91.06. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 71.12 and $90.29 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) traded within a range of $61.5 to $62.8 after opening the day at $62.8. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.41% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.85% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $61.64 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -17.83% below its 52 week high of $76.8 and 34.77% above its 12-month low of $49.73. The shares are up by over 6.29% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 50.14 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Ventas, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm engages in investment, management, financing, and leasing of properties in the healthcare industry. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Canada. The firm primarily invests in healthcare-related facilities including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, senior housing facilities, medical office buildings, and other healthcare related facilities. Ventas, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in Irvine, California; Louisville, Kentucky; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Dallas, Texas.

 

Traders Recap: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Marriott International, Inc. (MAR), Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.47% or $0.42 to close the day at $90.2 on lower than average trading volume of 1.88M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.9M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the food – major diversified companies by 6.8929% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 3.3% YTD, versus the food – major diversified industry which is up 2.81% for the same period. The RSI of 67.5 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) had a light trading with around 1.87M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock traded between $86.44 and $86.99 before closing at the price of $86.45 with -0.39% change on the day. The Bethesda Maryland 20817 based company is currently trading 46.22% above its 52 week low of $60.87 and -0.6% below its 52 week high of $86.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.4 and $85.92 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. It also operates, markets, and develops residential properties, as well as provides services to home/condominium owner associations. The company operates its properties primarily under the brand names of The Ritz-Carlton, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Delta Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Protea Hotels, and Moxy Hotels. As of January 05, 2017, it operated, franchised, and licensed approximately 6,000 properties in 120 countries. Marriott International, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) traded within a range of $40.73 to $41.48 after opening the day at $41.18. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.39% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.24% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $40.74 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -1.7% below its 52 week high of $42.32 and 243.62% above its 12-month low of $14.41. The shares are up by over 21.54% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 61.88 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Williams Partners L.P. operates as an energy infrastructure company. It operates through Central, Northeast G&P, Atlantic-Gulf, West, and NGL & Petchem Services segments. The Central segment provides gathering, treating, and compression services to producers in the Barnett shale region of north-central Texas, the Eagle Ford shale region of south Texas, the Haynesville shale region of northwest Louisiana, and the Mid-Continent region. The Northeast G&P segment engages in the natural gas gathering and processing, and NGL fractionation businesses in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, and Ohio. The Atlantic-Gulf segment engages in the interstate natural gas pipeline; and natural gas gathering and processing, and crude oil production handling and transportation activities in the Gulf Coast region. The West segment engages in the natural gas gathering, processing, and treating operations in New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming, as well as operates the interstate natural gas pipeline and the Northwest Pipeline. The NGL & Petchem Services segment engages in the operation of an olefins production facility in Geismar, Louisiana; a refinery grade propylene splitter, and various petrochemical and feedstock pipelines in the Gulf Coast region; an oil sands offgas processing plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta; an (natural gas liquids) NGL/olefin fractionation facility; and storage facilities and an NGL fractionator near Conway, Kansas, as well as NGL and natural gas marketing business. WPZ GP LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Williams Partners L.P. operates as a subsidiary of Williams Companies, Inc.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Centene Corporation (CNC), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) saw its value increase by 0.43% as the stock gained $0.38 to finish the day at a closing price of $89.19. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $70.17-$90.54 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $88.79 to $89.31 during the day, are up by 4.42% in the past three months and up by 0.73% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.92% above its 20 day moving average and 3.44% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $90.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.77.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Centene Corporation (CNC) shares were up in last trading by 2.49% to $68.67. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.96% over the past week and grew 10.81% in the past month. It is currently trading 14.55% above its 50 day moving average and 7.4% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.13% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.57. The RSI indicator value of 73.52, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) traded within a range of $28.44 to $28.73 after opening the day at $28.52. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.66% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.28% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $28.64 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.47% below its 52 week high of $30.62 and 77.01% above its 12-month low of $16.51. The shares are up by over 5.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 46.35 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Its casino operations include various slots, table games, and race and sports book wagering. The company operates 12 wholly owned resorts in the United States; and MGM Macau resort and casino in China, as well as develops an integrated casino, hotel, and entertainment resort on the Cotai Strip, Macau. The company also owns and operates Shadow Creek golf course, Primm Valley Golf Club, and Fallen Oak golf course. The company serves premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was founded in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), CarMax Inc. (KMX)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.64% or $-0.57 to close the day at $88.7 on light trading volume of 1.34M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.06M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the food – major diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 25.36%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.51% over the same period. With RSI of 60.67, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $90.29, making it a hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) grew with the stock adding 0.18% or $1.49 to close at $821.62 on light trading volume of 1.34M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.89M. The Mountain View California 94043 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 16.75% up for the period and up by 3.68% so far this year. With price target of $990.49 and a 22.14% rebound from 52-week low, Alphabet Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and rest of the world. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Google Cloud, Android, Chrome, and Google Play, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also sells digital contents, apps and cloud offerings, and hardware products. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, X, and Google Fiber. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

CarMax Inc. (KMX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.88% or $-0.58 to close the day at $65.11 on lower than average trading volume of 1.33M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.21M. The Richmond Virginia 23238 based company has been outperforming the auto dealerships companies by 30.9822% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 1.12% YTD, versus the auto dealerships industry which is up 1.37% for the same period. The RSI of 47.45 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold 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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT), Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) saw its value increase by 0.23% as the stock gained $0.2 to finish the day at a closing price of $88.61. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $70.01-$90.54 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $88.32 to $89.1 during the day, are up by 0.99% in the past three months and up by 5.83% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.8% above its 20 day moving average and 3.37% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $90.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 60.49.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) shares were up in last trading by 1.17% to $148.05. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost 0% over the past week and grew 2.35% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.21% below its 50 day moving average and -4.45% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.08% decrease in value from its one year high of $176.42. The RSI indicator value of 50.63, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards, commercial payment and data solutions, stored value solutions, and workforce payment products and services. It sells a range of customized fleet and lodging payment programs; and offers card products to purchase fuel, lodging, food, toll, transportation, and related products and services at participating locations. The company also offers telematics solution that allows fleet operators to monitor the capacity utilization and movement of vehicles and drivers; vehicle maintenance services; prepaid fuel and food vouchers, and cards; and workforce payment product related to public transportation and toll vouchers. In addition, it provides proprietary equipment that reduces unauthorized and fraudulent transactions to over-the-road trucking fleets, shipping fleets, and other operators of heavily industrialized equipment, including sea-going vessels, mining equipment, agricultural equipment, and locomotives. Further, the company owns and operates proprietary closed-loop networks, such as fleet card, truck stop and fuel merchant, lodging, fueling, fleet management telematics, fuel and food card, voucher, fuel control, maintenance and repair, toll, and distribution networks through which it electronically connects to merchants, and captures, analyzes, and reports customized information. Additionally, it uses third-party networks to deliver its payment programs and services; and provides a range of services, such as issuing and processing, as well as specialized information services. The company sells its products and services directly to businesses, commercial fleets, retailers, oil companies, petroleum marketers, and government entities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. It has strategic relationships with oil and leasing companies, petroleum marketers, value-added resellers, and others. FleetCor Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia.

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) traded within a range of $83.81 to $84.81 after opening the day at $84.4. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.2% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.17% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $84.5 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -2.11% below its 52 week high of $86.32 and 48.9% above its 12-month low of $57.89. The shares are up by over 24.17% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.76 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. It also operates, markets, and develops residential properties, as well as provides services to home/condominium owner associations. The company operates its properties primarily under the brand names of The Ritz-Carlton, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Delta Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Protea Hotels, and Moxy Hotels. As of January 05, 2017, it operated, franchised, and licensed approximately 6,000 properties in 120 countries. Marriott International, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Momentum Stocks: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) grew with the stock adding 0.24% or $0.21 to close at $89.29 on light trading volume of 2.65M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.13M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company operating under the Food – Major Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 19.26% up for the period and up by 2.26% so far this year. With price target of $90.29 and a 31.18% rebound from 52-week low, The Kraft Heinz Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) had a active trading with around 19.12M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.21M. The stock traded between $83.13 and $85.07 before closing at the price of $83.89 with -1.14% change on the day. The Irving Texas 75039 based company is currently trading 18.09% above its 52 week low of $74.26 and -10.67% below its 52 week high of $95.55. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $88.83 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 35,909 gross and 30,114 net operated wells. Exxon Mobil Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) saw its value increase by 1.41% as the stock gained $2.47 to finish the day at a closing price of $177.29. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $129.5-$181.76 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $174.13 to $177.54 during the day, are up by 6.13% in the past three months and up by 1.11% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.8% above its 20 day moving average and 5.07% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $186.33 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 69.14.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. It operates in two segments, BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. The BD Medical segment offers syringes, pen needles, and IV sets for diabetes; needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; skin antiseptic products; surgical and laproscopic instrumentations; intravenous medication safety and infusion therapy delivery, and automated medication dispensing and supply management systems; and prefillable drug delivery systems. The BD Life Sciences segment provides integrated systems for specimen collection; safety-engineered blood collection, automated blood culturing and tuberculosis culturing, and microorganism identification and drug susceptibility systems; molecular testing systems for infectious diseases and women’s health; liquid-based cytology systems for cervical cancer screening; rapid diagnostic assays; microbiology laboratory automation, and plated media products; fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers; monoclonal antibodies and kits for performing cell analysis; reagent systems for life science research; molecular indexing and next-generation sequencing sample preparation for genomics research; clinical oncology, immunological, and transplantation diagnostic/monitoring reagents and analyzers; and cell culture media supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The company markets its products through independent distribution channels and sales representatives to healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical industry, and general public. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

 

Stocks In Action: AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC), General Mills, Inc. (GIS), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) traded within a range of $82.07 to $83.68 after opening the day at $83.68. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.42% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.15% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $82.43 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -9.7% below its 52 week high of $92.48 and 21.11% above its 12-month low of $68.38. The shares are up by over 4.34% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.68 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

AmerisourceBergen Corporation sources and distributes pharmaceutical products in the United States and internationally. Its Pharmaceutical Distribution segment distributes brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, outsourced compounded sterile preparations, and related services to various healthcare providers, including acute care hospitals and health systems, independent and chain retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, medical clinics, long-term care and other alternate site pharmacies, and other customers. It also provides pharmacy management, staffing, and other consulting services; supply management software to retail and institutional healthcare providers; and packaging solutions to various institutional and retail healthcare providers. In addition, this segment provides pharmaceutical distribution and other services primarily to physicians who specialize in various disease states, primarily oncology, as well as to other healthcare providers, including hospitals and dialysis clinics; distributes plasma and other blood products, injectable pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other specialty products; and offers third party logistics and outcomes research, and other services for biotechnology and other pharmaceutical manufacturers. The company’s Other segment provides commercialization support services, including reimbursement support programs, outcomes research, contract field staffing, patient assistance and co-pay assistance programs, adherence programs, risk mitigation services, and other market access programs to pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers; specialty transportation and logistics services for the biopharmaceutical industry; and animal health care products. It markets its products and services through independent sales forces and marketing organizations. AmerisourceBergen Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania.

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.03% or $0.02 to close the day at $62.72 on light trading volume of 1.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.87M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55426 based company has been outperforming the processed & packaged goods group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 16.97%, compared to the industry which has advanced 14.19% over the same period. With RSI of 57.38, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $63.93, making it a hold for now.

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States. It operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. The company offers ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain and fruit and savory snacks, stable and frozen vegetables, and ice cream and frozen desserts, as well as various organic products, including meal kits, granola bars, and cereal. The company markets its products under the Annie’s, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto’s, Go-Gurt, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Häagen-Dazs, Helpers, Jeno’s, Jus-Rol, Kitano, Kix, La Salteña, Lärabar, Latina, Liberté, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Totino’s, Trix, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Yoki, and Yoplait names. General Mills, Inc. also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce grocery providers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. The company operates 530 ice cream parlors; and franchises 344 branded ice cream parlors. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) gained $0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $89.43, a 0.02% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 31.39% above its 52 week low of $70.01. A total of 1.84M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.13M. The stock, which fluctuated between $88.78 and $89.77 during the day, currently situated -0.52% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.11% in the past one month and up by 2.26% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $90.29 and RSI of 66.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: PACCAR Inc (PCAR), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO)

PACCAR Inc (PCAR) saw its value increase by 2.55% as the stock gained $1.7 to finish the day at a closing price of $68.4. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $45.01-$68.69 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $66.82 to $68.69 during the day, are up by 22.99% in the past three months and up by 19.22% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.95% above its 20 day moving average and 6.79% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $66.1 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 64.12.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

PACCAR Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty commercial trucks worldwide. It operates in three segments: Truck, Parts, and Financial Services. The Truck segment offers trucks that are used for the over-the-road and off-highway hauling of freight, petroleum, wood products, and construction-related and other materials, as well as manufactures engines. The company sells its trucks through a network of independent dealers under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. The Parts segment distributes aftermarket parts for trucks and related commercial vehicles. The Financial Services segment conducts full service leasing operations under the PacLease trade name. This segment provides equipment financing and administrative support services for its franchisees; retail loans and leasing services for small, medium, and large commercial trucking companies, as well as independent owner/operators and other businesses; and truck inventory financing services to independent dealers. In addition, it offers loans and leases directly to customers for acquisition of trucks and related equipment. The company also manufactures and sells industrial winches under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. PACCAR Inc was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) shares were up in last trading by 0.17% to $88.84. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.55% over the past week and grew 1.79% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.83% above its 50 day moving average and 4.6% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.17% decrease in value from its one year high of $90.54. The RSI indicator value of 64.71, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) traded within a range of $140.77 to $143.02 after opening the day at $141.5. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.94% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.03% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $142.43 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -11.18% below its 52 week high of $160.68 and 19.43% above its 12-month low of $119.75. The shares are down by over -6.88% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 44.5 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics worldwide. Its Life Sciences Solutions segment offers reagents, instruments, and consumables used in biological and medical research, discovery, and production of new drugs and vaccines, as well as diagnosis of diseases. This segment serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agricultural, clinical, academic, and government markets. The company’s Analytical Instruments segment provides instruments, consumables, software, and services for applications in the laboratory, on the production line, and in the field. This segment serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, government, environmental, and other research and industrial markets, as well as clinical laboratories. Its Specialty Diagnostics segment offers liquid, ready-to-use, and lyophilized immunodiagnostic reagent kits, calibrators, controls, and calibration verification fluids; blood-test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma, and autoimmune diseases; dehydrated and prepared culture media, collection and transport systems, instrumentation, and consumables; products for cancer diagnosis and medical research in histology, cytology, and hematology; and human leukocyte antigen typing and testing for the organ transplant market. This segment serves healthcare, clinical, pharmaceutical, industrial, and food safety laboratories. The company’s Laboratory Products and Services segment offers sample preparation, storage, and preservation equipment; controlled temperature technology products; centrifugation products and biological safety cabinets; water analysis instruments and laboratory equipment; laboratory consumables; chemicals; research and safety market channel services; and biopharma services. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks in Review: SM Energy Company (SM), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

SM Energy Company (SM) traded within a range of $31.65 to $32.64 after opening the day at $31.78. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -7.31% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.08% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $31.96 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -25.73% below its 52 week high of $43.09 and 358.7% above its 12-month low of $6.99. The shares are down by over -18.82% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 39.18 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

SM Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil and condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in onshore North America. It primarily has operations in the South Texas and Gulf Coast region, which focuses primarily on Eagle Ford shale program; Rocky Mountain region comprising the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the North Dakota; and Permian region covering western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 471.3 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved reserves; and working interests in 872 net productive oil wells and 653 net productive gas wells. The company was formerly known as St. Mary Land & Exploration Company and changed its name to SM Energy Company in May 2010. SM Energy Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.12% or $-0.11 to close the day at $88.69 on light trading volume of 2.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.11M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the food – major diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 23.23%, compared to the industry which has advanced 25.82% over the same period. With RSI of 62.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $90.29, making it a hold for now.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) gained $1.59 to close the day at a new closing price of $116.05, a 1.39% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 34.08% above its 52 week low of $90.26. A total of 2.16M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.55M. The stock, which fluctuated between $114.15 and $116.26 during the day, currently situated -3.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.04% in the past one month and up by 9.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $116.73 and RSI of 56.67, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment offers time-definite delivery of letters, documents, small packages, and palletized freight through air and ground services in the United States. The International Package segment provides guaranteed day and time-definite international shipping services in Europe, the Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers guaranteed time-definite express options, including Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver. The Supply Chain & Freight segment offers international air and ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, truckload freight brokerage, distribution and post-sales services, and mail and consulting services in approximately 220 countries and territories; and less-than-truckload and truckload services to customers in North America. The company also offers shipping, visibility, and billing technologies; and insurance, financing, and payment services. It operates a fleet of approximately 110,000 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles; and owns 33,000 containers used to transport cargo in its aircraft. United Parcel Service, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.