Momentum Stocks: Coach, Inc. (COH), T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS), The Mosaic Company (MOS)

Coach, Inc. (COH) retreated with the stock falling -0.5% or $-0.19 to close at $37.96 on active trading volume of 3.79M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.29M. The New York New York 10001 based company operating under the Textile – Apparel Footwear & Accessories industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 8.27% up for the period and up by 8.4% so far this year. With price target of $42.77 and a 13.1% rebound from 52-week low, Coach, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Coach, Inc. provides luxury accessories and lifestyle brands. It offers handbags, money pieces, wristlets and cosmetic cases, key rings, and charms for women; and business cases, computer bags, messenger-style bags, backpacks, totes, wallets, card cases, belts, time management, electronic accessories, and ready-to-wear for men. The company also provides footwear; seasonal lifestyle apparel collections, including outerwear and ready-to-wear, and cold weather accessories, such as gloves, scarves, and hats; jewelry consisting of bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings made with sterling silver, leather, and non-precious metals; sunglasses; watches; and fragrances comprising eau de perfume sprays, eau de toilette sprays, purse sprays, and body lotions. In addition, it offers weekend and travel accessories, travel bags, and other lifestyle products. Further, the company holds licensing rights to market and distribute footwear, eyewear, watches, and fragrances under the Coach brand name. It markets its products to consumers through a network of company-operated stores, including Internet in North America; and Coach-operated stores and concession shop-in-shops in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The company also sells its products to wholesale customers and distributors in approximately 55 countries. As of July 2, 2016, it operated 228 Coach retail stores and 204 Coach outlet leased stores; and 522 Coach-operated concession shop-in-shops within department stores, retail, and outlet stores, as well as 75 Stuart Weitzman stores. Coach, Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) had a light trading with around 3.71M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.4M. The stock traded between $60.32 and $61.4 before closing at the price of $60.61 with -1.13% change on the day. The Bellevue Washington 98006 based company is currently trading 73.82% above its 52 week low of $34.87 and -4.82% below its 52 week high of $63.68. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $62.25 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services to approximately 71 million customers in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers. The company offers services, devices, and accessories under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands through its owned and operated retail stores, as well as Websites. T-Mobile US, Inc. also sells its devices and accessories to dealers and other third party distributors for resale through independent third-party retail outlets and various third-party Websites. As of December 31, 2016, it had approximately 2,000 T-Mobile and MetroPCS retail locations, including stores and kiosks. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. T-Mobile US, Inc. is as a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) saw its value decrease by -1.87% as the stock dropped $-0.63 to finish the day at a closing price of $33.15. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $22.77-$34.36 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $32.93 to $33.81 during the day, are up by 19.81% in the past three months and up by 21.59% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.1% above its 20 day moving average and 7.5% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $28.01 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 59.22.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

Trader Alert: Newell Brands Inc. (NWL), The Mosaic Company (MOS), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) grew with the stock adding 1% or $0.47 to close at $47.53 on light trading volume of 3.49M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.33M. The Atlanta Georgia 30328 based company operating under the Housewares & Accessories industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 34.22% up for the period and up by 6.45% so far this year. With price target of $56.13 and a 38.69% rebound from 52-week low, Newell Brands Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The company offers markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr.Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. It also provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, and Goody brands; and home fragrance products under the WoodWick Candle brand. In addition, the company offers hand and power tool accessories, industrial band saw blades, tools for HVAC systems, and industrial label makers and printers under Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands; cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names; and infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. Further, it provides branded consumer products, consumables, and household staples under the Yankee Candle, Waddington, Ball, Diamond, First Alert, NUK, and Pine Mountain brands; kitchen appliances and home environment products under the Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Rainbow, and Sunbeam brands; products for outdoor and outdoor-related activities under the Coleman, Jostens, Berkley, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Völkl, K2, and Marmot brands; and plastic products, including closures, contact lens packaging, medical disposables, plastic cutlery, and rigid packaging under the Jarden name. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) gained $0.27 to close the day at a new closing price of $34.02, a 0.8% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 59.59% above its 52 week low of $22.77. A total of 3.4M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.88M. The stock, which fluctuated between $33.41 and $34.03 during the day, currently situated -0.99% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.86% in the past one month and up by 25.38% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $28.01 and RSI of 68.01, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) shares were down in last trading by -0.13% to $54.95. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.07% over the past week and fell -1.32% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.15% below its 50 day moving average and 14.02% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.34% decrease in value from its one year high of $59.47. The RSI indicator value of 47.16, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

ONEOK, Inc., through its general partner interests in ONEOK Partners, L.P., engages in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. It operates through the Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, the Natural Gas Liquids, and the Natural Gas Pipelines segments. The company gathers, treats, fractionates, stores, and transports natural gas liquids (NGL), as well as owns natural gas liquids gathering and distribution pipelines, natural gas liquids distribution and refined petroleum products pipelines, and terminal and storage facilities; and operates interstate and intrastate regulated natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas storage facilities, as well as stores, markets, and distributes NGL products to petrochemical manufacturers, heating fuel users, ethanol producers, refineries, exporters, and propane distributors. It also owns and operates a parking garage in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma; and leases excess office space to others. ONEOK, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

Stocks In Action: The Mosaic Company (MOS), The Dow Chemical Company (DOW), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

The Mosaic Company (MOS) traded within a range of $32.08 to $33.04 after opening the day at $32.08. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 12.04% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.24% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $32.86 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -3.32% below its 52 week high of $33.99 and 54.15% above its 12-month low of $22.2. The shares are up by over 24% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.83 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.54% or $0.93 to close the day at $61.19 on light trading volume of 4.56M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.57M. The Midland Michigan 48674 based company has been outperforming the chemicals – major diversified group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 40.32%, compared to the industry which has advanced 43.49% over the same period. With RSI of 63.61, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $66.78, making it a hold for now.

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies products that are used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. It operates through five segments: Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals, and Performance Plastics segments. The Agricultural Sciences segment provides crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions, and healthy oils. The Consumer Solutions segment offers semiconductors and organic light-emitting diodes, adhesives, and foams for use in the transportation industry; cellulosics and other polymers for pharmaceutical formulations and food solutions; and silicone solutions used in consumer goods and automotive applications. The Infrastructure Solutions segment provides architectural and industrial coatings, construction material ingredients, building insulation products, adhesives, and microbial protection products for the oil and gas industry, telecommunications, and light and water technologies. The Performance Materials & Chemicals segment offers chlorine and caustic soda; industrial solutions; and propylene oxides, propylene glycols, polyether polyols, and aromatic isocyanates. The Performance Plastics segment provides elastomers, polyolefin plastomers, and ethylene propylene diene monomer elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive, and jacketing compound solutions, as well as bio-based plasticizers; acrylics, polyethylene, and polyolefin plastomers; and ethylene, propylene, benzene, butadiene, octene, aromatics co-products, and crude c4. The company was founded in 1897 and is based in Midland, Michigan.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) gained $0.92 to close the day at a new closing price of $69.34, a 1.34% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 105.59% above its 52 week low of $33.85. A total of 4.51M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.23M. The stock, which fluctuated between $68.79 and $70 during the day, currently situated -5.44% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.16% in the past one month and up by 13.4% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $82.03 and RSI of 48.74, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. The Oil and Gas Exploration and Production segment explores for and produces oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The Midstream segment provides gathering, processing, treating, and transportation services to Anadarko and third-party oil, natural-gas, and NGLs producers, as well as owns and operates gathering, processing, treating, and transportation systems in the United States. The Marketing segment markets oil, natural gas, and NGLs in the United States; oil and NGLs internationally; and anticipated liquefied natural gas production from Mozambique. The company’s asset portfolio includes U.S. onshore resource plays in the Rocky Mountains area, the southern United States, the Appalachian basin, and Alaska; the deepwater Gulf of Mexico; and in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, New Zealand, Kenya, and other countries. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 2.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

 

Stocks Highlights: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), The Mosaic Company (MOS), Masco Corporation (MAS)

Altria Group, Inc. (MO) had a light trading with around 4.85M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.92M. The stock traded between $72.04 and $72.59 before closing at the price of $72.15 with -0.07% change on the day. The Richmond Virginia 23230 based company is currently trading 26.78% above its 52 week low of $59.18 and -0.17% below its 52 week high of $72.59. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 82.14 and $71.55 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal and Husky, and Marlboro Snus brand names. The company also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle, Columbia Crest, and 14 Hands names; and imports and markets Antinori, Torres, and Villa Maria Estate wines, as well as Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it provides finance leasing services primarily in aircraft, railcar, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing industries. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.06% or $-0.02 to close the day at $32.21 on light trading volume of 4.8M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.98M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company has been outperforming the agricultural chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 40.59%, compared to the industry which has advanced 23.98% over the same period. With RSI of 57.16, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $27.26, making it a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Masco Corporation (MAS) shares were up in last trading by 0.54% to $33.79. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.59% over the past week and grew 5.33% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.69% above its 50 day moving average and 3.6% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.05% decrease in value from its one year high of $37.38. The RSI indicator value of 63.35, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. The company’s Cabinets and Related Products segment offers assembled cabinetry for kitchen, bath, storage, home office, and home entertainment applications; and integrated bathroom vanity and countertop products. Its Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tub and shower systems, shower trays, spas and exercise pools, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other plumbing specialties. The company’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paint and waterproofing products, and stains; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and bath hardware and shower accessories. Its Other Specialty Products segment provides vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum windows and patio doors; and manual and electric heavy duty staple guns, hammer tackers, glue guns, and rivet tools. Masco Corporation sells its products under the KRAFTMAID, MERILLAT, QUALITY CABINETS, MOORES, CARDELL, DELTA, PEERLESS, HANSGROHE, AXOR, BRIZO, GINGER, NEWPORT BRASS, BRASSTECH, PLUMB SHOP, BRISTAN, HERITAGE, MIROLIN, HOT SPRING, CALDERA, FREEFLOW SPAS, FANTASY SPAS, ENDLESS POOLS, BRASSCRAFT, COBRA, MASTER PLUMBER, BEHR, BEHR PRO, KILZ, LIBERTY, BRAINERD, FRANKLIN BRASS, ESSENCE SERIES, MILGARD, DURAFLEX, GRIFFIN, PREMIER, EVOLUTION, ARROW, POWERSHOT, and EASYSHOT brands. The company offers its products through home center retailers, mass merchandisers, hardware stores, homebuilders, distributors, and other outlets to consumers and contractors, as well as directly to consumers for home improvement and construction. Masco Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), The Mosaic Company (MOS), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.98% or $-3.94 to close the day at $128.38 on light trading volume of 2.82M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.17M. The New Haven Connecticut 06510 based company has been underperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -12.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7.3% over the same period. With RSI of 46.38, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $167.93, making it a hold for now.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products. The company offers Soliris (eculizumab), a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a genetic blood disorder; and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a genetic disease. It provides Strensiq (asfotase alfa), a targeted enzyme replacement therapy for patients with hypophosphatasia (HPP); and Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. The company also conducts Phase IV clinical trials on Soliris for the treatment of PNH registry; Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of myasthenia gravis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, and delayed kidney transplant graft function; and Phase II clinical trials for antibody mediated rejection in presensitized renal transplant patients. It develops cPMP (ALXN 1101) that is in Phase II/III trial for treating metabolic disorders; and ALXN 1007, a novel humanized antibody in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome and graft versus host disease. The company serves distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, hospital buying groups, and other health care providers, as well as governments and government agencies in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has agreements with X-Chem Pharmaceuticals (X-Chem) to identify novel drug candidates from X-Chem’s proprietary drug discovery engine; Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. (Moderna) that provides the option to purchase drug products for clinical development commercialization of Moderna’s messenger RNA therapeutics to treat rare diseases; and Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation for the identification, development, and commercialization of therapeutic candidates based on specific drug targets. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) retreated with the stock falling -0.73% or $-0.23 to close at $31.45 on light trading volume of 2.81M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.03M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 36.87% up for the period and up by 7.23% so far this year. With price target of $27.26 and a 48.74% rebound from 52-week low, The Mosaic Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.11% or $-0.26 to close the day at $230.41 on lower than average trading volume of 2.77M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.36M. The New York New York 10282 based company has been outperforming the investment brokerage – national companies by 29.5354% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -3.78% YTD, versus the investment brokerage – national industry which is up 0.65% for the same period. The RSI of 43.07 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, such as strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, including public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions entered into with public and private sector clients. The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provides securities services, such as financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges. The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and real estate entities. The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services, including portfolio management and financial counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: The Mosaic Company (MOS), The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Comerica Incorporated (CMA)

The Mosaic Company (MOS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.29% or $0.4 to close the day at $31.37 on light trading volume of 5.1M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.1M. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company has been outperforming the agricultural chemicals group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36.58%, compared to the industry which has advanced 29.01% over the same period. With RSI of 54.05, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $27.26, making it a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) grew with the stock adding 0.46% or $0.19 to close at $41.57 on light trading volume of 12.65M compared its three months average trading volume of 13.5M. The Atlanta Georgia 30313 based company operating under the Beverages – Soft Drinks industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -0.19% down for the period and up by 0.27% so far this year. With price target of $45.09 and a 4.24% rebound from 52-week low, The Coca-Cola Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company’s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, and Ice Dew brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Comerica Incorporated (CMA) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.84% or $-0.57 to close the day at $67.53 on lower than average trading volume of 1.37M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.17M. The Dallas Texas 75201 based company has been outperforming the money center banks companies by 30.1181% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -0.85% YTD, versus the money center banks industry which is up 4.87% for the same period. The RSI of 48.83 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Comerica Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services. It operates through three segments: Business Bank, Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. The Business Bank segment offers various products and services, such as commercial loans and lines of credit, deposits, cash management, capital market products, international trade finance, letters of credit, foreign exchange management services, and loan syndication services to middle market businesses, multinational corporations, and governmental entities. The Retail Bank segment provides small business banking and personal financial services, including consumer lending, consumer deposit gathering, and mortgage loan origination. This segment also offers a range of consumer products consisting of deposit accounts, installment loans, credit cards, student loans, home equity lines of credit, and residential mortgage loans. The Wealth Management segment provides products and services comprising fiduciary services, private banking, retirement services, investment management and advisory services, and investment banking and brokerage services. This segment also sells annuity products, as well as life, disability, and long-term care insurance products. The company operates in Texas, California, and Michigan, as well as in Arizona and Florida, the United States; Canada; and Mexico. Comerica Incorporated was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

 

Traders Recap: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), The Mosaic Company (MOS), MetLife, Inc. (MET)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.38% or $-0.1 to close the day at $25.96 on higher than average trading volume of 4.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.18M. The Monroe Louisiana 71203 based company has been outperforming the telecom services – domestic companies by -6.1874% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 9.17% YTD, versus the telecom services – domestic industry which is down -1.8% for the same period. The RSI of 65.17 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers high-speed Internet services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video; and private line services for the transmission of data between sites. It also provides Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point equipment configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN); colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and other services. In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation, and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 6 million high-speed Internet subscribers and 285 thousand television subscribers; and operated 59 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) had a light trading with around 4.89M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.11M. The stock traded between $31.12 and $31.99 before closing at the price of $31.42 with -1.32% change on the day. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company is currently trading 48.6% above its 52 week low of $22.02 and -7.56% below its 52 week high of $33.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 55.75 and $27.26 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

MetLife, Inc. (MET) traded within a range of $55.37 to $55.94 after opening the day at $55.77. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 3.19% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.75% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $55.61 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -4.27% below its 52 week high of $58.09 and 63.24% above its 12-month low of $35. The shares are up by over 19.6% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.54 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

MetLife, Inc. provides life insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management products in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. It operates in six segments: Retail; Group, Voluntary & Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; Latin America; Asia; and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company provides variable, universal, term, and whole life products; individual disability income products; personal lines property and casualty insurance, including private passenger automobile, homeowners, and personal excess liability insurance; and variable and fixed annuities for asset accumulation and distribution needs, as well as mutual funds and other securities products. It also offers group insurance products, such as variable, universal, and term life products; dental, group short- and long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages; and voluntary and worksite products consisting of personal lines property and casualty insurance, as well as LTC, prepaid legal plans, and critical illness products. In addition, the company provides annuity and investment products comprising guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets; and structured settlements and products to fund postretirement benefits and company-, bank- or trust-owned life insurance, as well as health insurance, group medical, credit insurance, endowment, retirement, and savings products. It serves individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their employees. The company sells its products through sales forces, third-party organizations, independent agents, and property and casualty specialists, as well as through career agency, bancassurance, direct marketing, brokerage, and e-commerce channels. MetLife, Inc. was founded in 1863 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), The Mosaic Company (MOS), American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) grew with the stock adding 0.44% or $0.26 to close at $58.7 on light trading volume of 7.12M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.89M. The Seattle Washington 98134 based company operating under the Specialty Eateries industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 1.65% up for the period and up by 5.73% so far this year. With price target of $64.73 and a 16% rebound from 52-week low, Starbucks Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, juices, and bottled water; an assortment of fresh food and snack offerings; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items, as well as beverage-making equipment and accessories. The company also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and national foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of November 3, 2016, the company operated 25,085 stores. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) had a active trading with around 7.09M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.98M. The stock traded between $32.93 and $33.93 before closing at the price of $33.26 with -0.57% change on the day. The Plymouth Minnesota 55441 based company is currently trading 57.3% above its 52 week low of $22.02 and -2.15% below its 52 week high of $33.99. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $26.96 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) saw its value increase by 0.34% as the stock gained $0.22 to finish the day at a closing price of $65.72. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $48.41-$67.47 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $65.43 to $66.07 during the day, are up by 9.5% in the past three months and up by 21.43% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.62% below its 20 day moving average and 0.77% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $72 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 48.65.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

American International Group, Inc. provides insurance products and services for commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through two segments, Commercial Insurance and Consumer Insurance. The company’s Commercial Insurance segment offers general liability, commercial automobile liability, workers’ compensation, excess casualty, and crisis management causality insurance products, as well as various risk-sharing and other customized structured programs; commercial, industrial, and energy-related property insurance products; aerospace, environmental, political risk, trade credit, surety, and marine insurance products; various insurance products for small and medium sized enterprises; and professional liability insurance products. It also provides mortgage guaranty insurance; stable value wrap products, and structured settlement and terminal funding annuities; and corporate- and bank-owned life insurance and guaranteed investment contracts. This segment sells its products through independent retail and wholesale brokers, agency network, specialized marketing and consulting firms, and structured settlement brokers. Its Consumer Insurance segment offers retirement products, such as fixed annuities, and immediate and deferred income annuities; variable and fixed index annuities; and mutual funds, and plan administrative and compliance services. This segment’s products also include term and whole life, cancer, and critical illness insurance products; personal accident and supplemental health products; travel insurance products and services; automobile and homeowners, and extended warranty insurance; and identity theft and credit card protection products. It sells its products through agents, direct marketing, independent marketing organizations, financial advisors, banks, wirehouses, and broker-dealers. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.

 

Stocks in Focus: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), The Western Union Company (WU), The Mosaic Company (MOS)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) had a light trading with around 10.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.62M. The stock traded between $66.66 and $67.41 before closing at the price of $67.4 with 1.13% change on the day. The Bentonville Arkansas 72716 based company is currently trading 11.24% above its 52 week low of $62.35 and -9.72% below its 52 week high of $75.19. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.38 and $74.19 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com. It offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products, which include pharmacy, optical services, clinical services, over-the-counter drugs, and other medical products. The company also provides electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, and sporting goods, as well as fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark. As of June 20, 2016, it operated 11,527 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce Websites in 11 countries. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The Western Union Company (WU) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.45% or $-0.3 to close the day at $20.42 on active trading volume of 9.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.43M. The Englewood Colorado 80112 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 24.48%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.% over the same period. With RSI of 29.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $19.73, making it a hold for now.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers money transfer services. This segment provides various options for sending funds, including walk-in and online money transfer, as well as account based money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which provide consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, and Western Union Payments. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and Online, as well as through its agent networks and selected company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2015, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares were up in last trading by 6.02% to $33.45. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 8.71% over the past week and grew 16.23% in the past month. It is currently trading 14.43% above its 50 day moving average and 24.87% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a 5.25% increase in value from its one year high of $33.99. The RSI indicator value of 73.47, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

 

Stocks in Focus: Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC), Cynosure, Inc. (CYNO), The Mosaic Company (MOS)

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) had a light trading with around 3.55M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.5M. The stock traded between $17.51 and $18.26 before closing at the price of $18.2 with 0.55% change on the day. The Dallas Texas 75202 based company is currently trading 29.45% above its 52 week low of $14.06 and -46.6% below its 52 week high of $34.08. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 63.2 and $24.56 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Tenet Healthcare Corp., together with its subsidiaries, primarily operates acute care hospitals and related healthcare facilities. The company operates through three segments: Hospital Operations and Other, Ambulatory Care, and Conifer. Its general hospitals offer acute care services, operating and recovery rooms, radiology services, respiratory therapy services, clinical laboratories, and pharmacies. The company also provides intensive, critical, and coronary care units; physical therapy, orthopedic, oncology, and outpatient services; tertiary care services, including open-heart surgery, neonatal intensive care, and neurosciences; quaternary care services for heart, liver, kidney, and bone marrow transplants; quaternary pediatric and burn services; gamma-knife brain surgery; and cyberknife radiation therapy for tumors and lesions in the brain, lung, neck, and spine. In addition, it offers clinical research programs related to cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders, genitourinary diseases, and various cancers, as well as drug and medical device studies. Further, the company operates freestanding ambulatory surgery and imaging centers, short-stay surgical facilities, and Aspen’s hospitals and clinics. Additionally, it offers operational management for patient access, accounts receivable management, health information management, revenue integrity, and patient financial services; communications and engagement solutions; and clinical integration, financial risk management, and population health management services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 86 hospitals, 20 short-stay surgical hospitals, and approximately 475 outpatient centers; and 9 private hospitals and clinics, as well as 249 ambulatory surgery, 20 imaging, and 35 urgent care centers in the United Kingdom. Tenet Healthcare Corp. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Cynosure, Inc. (CYNO) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 6.61% or $2.9 to close the day at $46.75 on light trading volume of 3.55M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 491.90K. The Westford Massachusetts 01886 based company has been outperforming the medical appliances & equipment group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 25.84%, compared to the industry which has advanced 11.45% over the same period. With RSI of 58.14, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $58.75, making it a hold for now.

Cynosure, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets aesthetic treatment systems for plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and other medical practitioners. The company’s aesthetic treatment systems utilize a range of energy sources, including Alexandrite, diode, Nd: YAG, pulse dye, Q-switched lasers, intense pulsed light, and radiofrequency (RF) technology. It offers Elite product line for hair removal, and treatment of facial and leg veins and pigmentations; SmartLipo product line for LaserBodySculpting for the removal of unwanted fat; Cellulaze product line for the treatment of cellulite; Cynergy product line for the treatment of vascular lesions; MedLite C6 and RevLite product lines for the removal of benign pigmented lesions, as well as multi-colored tattoos; and PicoSure product line for the treatment of tattoos, benign pigmented lesions, acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. The company also provides Icon aesthetic system for hair removal, wrinkle reduction, and scar and stretch mark treatment; Vectus diode laser for high volume hair removal; SculpSure hyperthermic laser treatment for LaserBodySculpting for non-invasive fat reduction; and MonaLisa Touch laser for gynecologic health. In addition, it markets radiofrequency energy sourced medical devices for precision surgical applications, such as facial plastic and general surgery, gynecology, ear, nose, and throat procedures, ophthalmology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, podiatry, and proctology. The company sells its products through a direct sales force in the United States, Canada, France, Morocco, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Japan, and South Korea, as well as through independent distributors in approximately 120 countries. Cynosure, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares were up in last trading by 0.86% to $31.55. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.96% over the past week and grew 12.04% in the past month. It is currently trading 8.34% above its 50 day moving average and 17.94% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.72% decrease in value from its one year high of $31.78. The RSI indicator value of 61.61, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.