Stocks Alert: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) grew with the stock adding 0.75% or $0.88 to close at $118.08 on active trading volume of 7.11M compared its three months average trading volume of 6.78M. The New Brunswick New Jersey 08933 based company operating under the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 16.48% up for the period and up by 2.49% so far this year. With price target of $124.56 and a 19.45% rebound from 52-week low, Johnson & Johnson has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates through three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON’S brand name; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand name; skin care products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, LUBRIDERM, NEUTROGENA, and RoC brand names; women’s health products, such as sanitary pads under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE, and o.b. tampon brand names; wound care products, including adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand name and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand name. This segment also provides over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand name; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand name; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brand names; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand name; and heartburn products under the PEPCID brand name. The Pharmaceutical segment provides various products in the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers orthopaedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular disease; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; and disposable contact lenses. The company offers its products to general public, retail outlets and distributors, wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use, as well as for use in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) dropped $-0.54 to close the day at a new closing price of $30.4, a -1.75% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 41.69% above its 52 week low of $22.45. A total of 7.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.14M. The stock, which fluctuated between $30.33 and $31.15 during the day, currently situated -2.97% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.35% in the past one month and up by 19.17% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $35.13 and RSI of 54.18, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm also provides financial advisory services to its clients. It provides its services to public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural, and charitable organizations, retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and institutional and individual investors. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients. It launches fixed income mutual funds. The firm also launches and manages private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, and credit-focused funds for its clients. It invests in private equity, public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets. The Blackstone Group L.P. was founded in 1985 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, China, Dubai, UAE, Dusseldorf, Germany, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Mexico City, Mexico, Paris, France, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Seoul, Korea, Shanghai, China, Singapore, Sydney, Australia, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tokyo, Japan.

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) shares were down in last trading by -3.86% to $268.95. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.09% over the past week and grew 12.83% in the past month. It is currently trading 16.49% above its 50 day moving average and 25.06% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.42% decrease in value from its one year high of $287.39. The RSI indicator value of 66.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) traded within a range of $278.61 to $287.39 after opening the day at $279.03. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 31.49% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.14% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $280.98 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 0.07% above its 52 week high of $287.39 and 82.32% above its 12-month low of $156.68. The shares are up by over 49.01% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 87.75 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.44% or $-0.26 to close the day at $59.3 on light trading volume of 1.52M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.08M. The Houston Texas 77002 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 274.02%, compared to the industry which has advanced 67.77% over the same period. With RSI of 56.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $57.67, making it a hold for now.

Targa Resources Corp., through its general and limited partner interests in Targa Resources Partners LP, provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. It is involved in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and selling natural gas; storing, fractionating, treating, transporting, terminaling, and selling NGLs and NGL products; and gathering, storing, and terminaling crude oil and refined petroleum products. The company also purchases and resells component NGL products; sells propane and provides related logistics services to multi-state retailers, independent retailers, and other end-users; offers NGL balancing services; and provides transportation services to refineries and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Coast area. It operates approximately 23,630 miles of natural gas pipelines, including 28 owned and operated processing plants; and 39 storage wells with a net storage capacity of approximately 64 million barrels. As of December 31, 2015, the company leased and managed approximately 716 railcars; 80 owned and leased transport tractors; and 20 company-owned pressurized NGL barges. Targa Resources Corp. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) gained $0.71 to close the day at a new closing price of $16.52, a 4.49% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 20.32% above its 52 week low of $13.73. A total of 34.74M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 18.68M. The stock, which fluctuated between $15.85 and $16.6 during the day, currently situated -34.57% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.23% in the past one month and down by -10.94% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.57 and RSI of 43.87, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope and Vine, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends that enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services; and subscription access to its data feed for data partners. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform; syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties; and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Stocks in Review: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), MGM Resorts International (MGM), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) traded within a range of $10.46 to $10.56 after opening the day at $10.5. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.52% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.57% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $10.52 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -1.62% below its 52 week high of $11.29 and 23.93% above its 12-month low of $9.71. The shares are up by over 6.26% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.15 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. owns a portfolio of real estate related investments in the United States. It invests in various types of agency mortgage-backed securities and related derivatives to hedge these investments; and residential credit investments, such as credit risk transfer securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities. The company also acquires, finances, and manages commercial loans and other commercial real estate debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related assets. In addition, it engages in corporate middle market lending transactions; and operates as a broker-dealer. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, it is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes its taxable income to its shareholders. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.31% or $-0.09 to close the day at $28.53 on light trading volume of 3.63M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.04M. The Las Vegas Nevada 89109 based company has been outperforming the resorts & casinos group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 68.52%, compared to the industry which has advanced 44.25% over the same period. With RSI of 43.76, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $34.67, making it a hold for now.

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.

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) gained $0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $269.23, a 0.01% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 89.95% above its 52 week low of $154.11. A total of 3.62M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.54M. The stock, which fluctuated between $266.11 and $270.95 during the day, currently situated -0.72% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 17.19% in the past one month and up by 41.66% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $240.94 and RSI of 84.22, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Momentum Stocks: TechnipFMC plc (FTI), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

TechnipFMC plc (FTI) retreated with the stock falling -0.79% or $-0.25 to close at $31.22 on light trading volume of 3.92M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.29M. The London London & South East EC4M 8AP based company operating under the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 35.86% up for the period and down by -12.13% so far this year. With price target of $35.91 and a 40% rebound from 52-week low, TechnipFMC plc has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) had a light trading with around 3.91M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.53M. The stock traded between $256.2 and $263.36 before closing at the price of $262.08 with 1.79% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 85.81% above its 52 week low of $143.7 and -2.7% below its 52 week high of $269.34. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $240.94 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) saw its value decrease by -0.29% as the stock dropped $-0.31 to finish the day at a closing price of $107.34. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $73.59-$111.38 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $106.27 to $107.93 during the day, are up by 18.99% in the past three months and up by 16.69% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.34% above its 20 day moving average and 2.3% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $112.82 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 52.34.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive products, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash. The company also provides transportation services for coal, petroleum coke, and biomass; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and intermodal import and export container traffic. Its rail network includes 32,070 route miles linking the Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways. Union Pacific Corporation was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) saw its value increase by 2.56% as the stock gained $6.44 to finish the day at a closing price of $257.77. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $141.05-$269.34 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $250.63 to $257.82 during the day, are up by 37.54% in the past three months and up by 12.06% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.91% above its 20 day moving average and 18.18% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $240.94 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 79.02.The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. The company sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, it designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) shares were up in last trading by 0.51% to $140.97. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.18% over the past week and grew 6.95% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.68% above its 50 day moving average and 31.92% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $143.46. The RSI indicator value of 65.56, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. It offers members with the ability to receive streaming content through a host of Internet-connected screens, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. It serves approximately 93 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Celgene Corporation (CELG) traded within a range of $115.04 to $116.53 after opening the day at $115.69. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 0.29% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.39% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $116.09 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -8.59% below its 52 week high of $127 and 22.99% above its 12-month low of $94.39. The shares are up by over 13.42% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 51.37 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Celgene Corporation discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases worldwide. It markets REVLIMID, an oral immunomodulatory drug for multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and mantle cell lymphoma; ABRAXANE, a solvent-free chemotherapy product to treat breast, non-small cell lung, pancreatic, and gastric cancers; POMALYST/IMNOVID to treat multiple myeloma; and OTEZLA, a small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 for psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, Behçet’s disease, atopic dermatitis, and ulcerative colitis. The company’s products also include VIDAZA, a pyrimidine nucleoside analog to treat intermediate-2 and high-risk MDS, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, as well as acute myeloid leukemia (AML); THALOMID for the patients with multiple myeloma and erythema nodosum leprosum; ISTODAX to treat cutaneous and peripheral T-cell lymphoma; and FOCALIN, FOCALIN XR, and RITALIN products. Its clinical stage products include OTEZLA for the treatment of various immune-inflammatory diseases; sotatercept for the treatment of renal anemia, beta-thalassemia and MDS; luspatercept for beta-thalassemia and MDS; CC-486 to treat MDS, AML, and solid tumors; CC-122 and CC-220 to treat hematological and solid tumor cancers, and inflammation and immunology diseases; PDA-002 for the treat diabetic foot ulcers and peripheral neuropathy; and PNK-007 for hematological malignancies treatment. The company has collaborative agreements with Novartis Pharma AG; Acceleron Pharma; Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Epizyme Inc.; Sutro Biopharma, Inc.; bluebird bio, Inc.; FORMA Therapeutics Holdings, LLC; Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; NantBioScience, Inc.; AstraZeneca PLC; Lycera Corp.; Juno Therapeutics, Inc.; TriNetX, Inc.; Triphase Accelerator Corporation; Nurix Inc.; Abbott; Sage Bionetworks; and PharmAkea Inc. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.

 

Stocks Intraday Alert: Viacom, Inc. (VIAB), Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.17% or $-0.07 to close the day at $41.58 on lower than average trading volume of 2.52M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.95M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the entertainment – diversified companies by 13.8247% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 18.46% YTD, versus the entertainment – diversified industry which is up 6.83% for the same period. The RSI of 68.51 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Viacom, Inc. operates as media brand worldwide. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, applications, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences. It operates through two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers through approximately 250 locally programmed and operated TV channels, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, SPIKE, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Paramount Channel, and others, as well as through online, mobile, and apps. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures, television programming, and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, MTV Films, and Paramount Television brands; and distributes films released under the Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, and Insurge Pictures brands. This segment exhibits motion pictures theatrically through home entertainment, licensing to television and digital platforms, and ancillary activities. The company releases its content through download-to-own, download-to-rent, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, transactional video-on-demand, pay television, subscription video-on-demand, basic cable television, free television, and free video-on-demand, as well as airlines and hotels. Viacom, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS) had a light trading with around 2.52M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.66M. The stock traded between $90.06 and $91.54 before closing at the price of $91.11 with -0.69% change on the day. The Woburn Massachusetts 01801 based company is currently trading 69.71% above its 52 week low of $54.5 and -3.58% below its 52 week high of $94.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 70.53 and $93 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary semiconductor products, including intellectual property worldwide. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators/isolators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, diversity receive modules, filters, front-end modules, hybrids, LED drivers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers/optoisolators, phase shifters, phase locked loops, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches, synthesizers, technical ceramics, voltage controlled oscillators/synthesizers, and voltage regulators. The company provides its products for automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet, and wearable applications. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. sells its products through direct sales force, electronic component distributors, and independent sales representatives. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) traded within a range of $247.71 to $252.42 after opening the day at $248.34. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 17.72% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.93% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $251.55 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.61% below its 52 week high of $269.34 and 78.34% above its 12-month low of $141.05. The shares are up by over 31.85% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 75.12 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) grew with the stock adding 0.52% or $1.3 to close at $251.93 on light trading volume of 4.11M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.6M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company operating under the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 27.92% up for the period and up by 17.9% so far this year. With price target of $240.94 and a 78.61% rebound from 52-week low, Tesla Motors, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ) had a light trading with around 1.26M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.65M. The stock traded between $40.25 and $41.04 before closing at the price of $41.04 with 0.74% change on the day. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73105 based company is currently trading 249.4% above its 52 week low of $12.69 and -3.02% below its 52 week high of $42.32. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $55 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) saw its value increase by 0.32% as the stock gained $0.14 to finish the day at a closing price of $44.07. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.15-$45.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $43.67 to $44.15 during the day, are up by 5.48% in the past three months and up by 13.58% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.54% above its 20 day moving average and 7.53% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $45.86 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.4.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

3 Trending Stocks: CA, Inc. (CA), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

CA, Inc. (CA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.67% or $-0.21 to close the day at $31.13 on active trading volume of 3.18M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.59M. The New York New York 10022 based company has been outperforming the business software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 14.09%, compared to the industry which has advanced 26.6% over the same period. With RSI of 35.97, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $32.8, making it a hold for now.

CA, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management software and solutions that help organizations plan, develop, manage, and secure applications and IT infrastructure in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Services. The Mainframe Solutions segment’s products portfolio include databases and database management, systems and operations management, application development, and security and compliance. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides products that are designed for distributed and cloud computing environments and run on industry standard servers. It offers Agile management solutions, which enables customers to plan and manage software development process and IT services delivery; DevOps solutions comprising a range of solutions that allow customers to deliver and manage applications and IT infrastructure; and security solutions, such as identity-centric security portfolio that allows customers to manage identities and regulate access from the device to the data center. The Services segment offers consulting, implementation, application management services, education, and support services to commercial and government customers. The company serves banks, insurance companies, other financial services providers, government agencies, global service providers, telecommunication providers, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational organizations, and health care institutions. CA, Inc. sells its solutions through direct sales force, as well as indirectly through its partners. The company was formerly known as CA Technologies and changed its name to CA, Inc. in 2006. CA, Inc. was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) climbed 0.17% during last trading as the stock added $0.44 to finish the day at $252.95 with about 3.16M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.77M. The $40.75B market cap company, which fluctuated between $248.52 and $253 during the day, currently situated 79.33% above its 52 week low of $141.05 and -6.09% away from its one year high of $269.34. The RSI of 79.18 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) saw its value decrease by -0.09% as the stock dropped $-0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $138.33. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $109.62-$139.37 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $137.7 to $138.83 during the day, are up by 13.33% in the past three months and up by 1.32% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.98% above its 20 day moving average and 3.83% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $148.08 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.59. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me (DIFM), and professional customers. The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers. It primarily serves home owners; and renovators/remodelers, general contractors, repairmen, installers, small business owners, and tradesmen. The company also sells its products through online. As of December 31, 2015, it had 2,274 stores, including 1,977 in the United States, 182 in Canada, and 115 in Mexico. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Three Movers to Watch for: The Progressive Corporation (PGR), Celgene Corporation (CELG), Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

The Progressive Corporation (PGR) grew with the stock adding 3.17% or $1.16 to close at $37.77 on active trading volume of 5.17M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.85M. The Mayfield Village Ohio 44143 based company operating under the Property & Casualty Insurance industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 31.82% up for the period and up by 6.39% so far this year. With price target of $35.07 and a 32.32% rebound from 52-week low, The Progressive Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The Progressive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal and commercial property-casualty insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services primarily in the United States. Its Personal Lines segment writes insurance for personal autos, and recreational and other vehicles. This segment’s products include personal auto insurance; and special lines products, including insurance for motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, mobile homes, watercraft, and snowmobiles. The company’s Commercial Lines segment provides primary liability, physical damage, and other auto-related insurance for autos, vans, and pick-up trucks, and dump trucks used by small businesses; tractors, trailers, and straight trucks primarily used by regional general freight and expeditor-type businesses, and non-fleet long-haul operators; dump trucks, log trucks, and garbage trucks used by dirt, sand and gravel, logging, and coal-type businesses; tow trucks and wreckers used in towing services and gas/service station businesses; and non-fleet taxis, black-car services, and airport taxis. Its Property segment provides personal and commercial property insurance, personal umbrella insurance, and primary and excess flood insurance products for homeowners, other property owners, and renters. The company also offers policy issuance and claims adjusting services for the commercial auto insurance procedures/plans; home, condominium, and renters insurance; and general liability and business owners policies, and workers’ compensation insurance, as well as sells personal auto physical damage and property damage liability insurance in Australia. The Progressive Corporation sells its products and services through independent insurance agencies, as well as directly on the Internet, mobile devices, and over the phone. The company was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Mayfield Village, Ohio.

Celgene Corporation (CELG) gained $1.53 to close the day at a new closing price of $113.98, a 1.36% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 22.49% above its 52 week low of $93.05. A total of 5.16M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.97M. The stock, which fluctuated between $112.86 and $114.27 during the day, currently situated -10.25% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.3% in the past one month and up by 16.22% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $138.67 and RSI of 40.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Celgene Corporation discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases worldwide. It markets REVLIMID, an oral immunomodulatory drug for multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and mantle cell lymphoma; ABRAXANE, a solvent-free chemotherapy product to treat breast, non-small cell lung, pancreatic, and gastric cancers; POMALYST/IMNOVID to treat multiple myeloma; and OTEZLA, a small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 for psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis, Behçet’s disease, atopic dermatitis, and ulcerative colitis. The company’s products also include VIDAZA, a pyrimidine nucleoside analog to treat intermediate-2 and high-risk MDS, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, as well as acute myeloid leukemia (AML); THALOMID for the patients with multiple myeloma and erythema nodosum leprosum; ISTODAX to treat cutaneous and peripheral T-cell lymphoma; and FOCALIN, FOCALIN XR, and RITALIN products. Its clinical stage products include OTEZLA for the treatment of various immune-inflammatory diseases; sotatercept for the treatment of renal anemia, beta-thalassemia and MDS; luspatercept for beta-thalassemia and MDS; CC-486 to treat MDS, AML, and solid tumors; CC-122 and CC-220 to treat hematological and solid tumor cancers, and inflammation and immunology diseases; PDA-002 for the treat diabetic foot ulcers and peripheral neuropathy; and PNK-007 for hematological malignancies treatment. The company has collaborative agreements with Novartis Pharma AG; Acceleron Pharma; Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Epizyme Inc.; Sutro Biopharma, Inc.; bluebird bio, Inc.; FORMA Therapeutics Holdings, LLC; Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; NantBioScience, Inc.; AstraZeneca PLC; Lycera Corp.; Juno Therapeutics, Inc.; TriNetX, Inc.; Triphase Accelerator Corporation; Nurix Inc.; Abbott; Sage Bionetworks; and PharmAkea Inc. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) shares were down in last trading by -0.05% to $254.47. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.76% over the past week and grew 22.08% in the past month. It is currently trading 22.66% above its 50 day moving average and 18.81% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.52% decrease in value from its one year high of $269.34. The RSI indicator value of 83.53, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) had a active trading with around 4.95M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.72M. The stock traded between $249.65 and $254.8 before closing at the price of $254.61 with 2.29% change on the day. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company is currently trading 80.51% above its 52 week low of $141.05 and -5.47% below its 52 week high of $269.34. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 84.16 and $239.47 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. The company also offers electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers. It sells its products through a network of Tesla stores and galleries, as well as through Internet. In addition, the company designs, manufactures, installs, monitors, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy systems to government, residential, and commercial customers; and sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. Tesla Motors, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.18% or $-0.12 to close the day at $67.87 on light trading volume of 4.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.13M. The Houston Texas 77046 based company has been outperforming the independent oil & gas group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 14.46%, compared to the industry which has advanced 62.52% over the same period. With RSI of 36.21, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $77, making it a hold for now.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride; and other chemicals, such as resorcinol. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity, as well as oil, NGLs, gas, and other commodities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) shares were up in last trading by 1.08% to $95.78. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 3.7% over the past week and grew 4.9% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.46% above its 50 day moving average and 0.56% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -6.06% decrease in value from its one year high of $104.2. The RSI indicator value of 73.47, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, other tobacco products, and other nicotine-containing products. Its portfolio of brands comprises Marlboro, Merit, Parliament, Virginia S., L&M, Philip Morris, Bond Street, Chesterfield, Lark, Muratti, Next, and Red & White. The company also owns various cigarette brands, such as Dji Sam Soe, Sampoerna, and U Mild in Indonesia; Champion, Fortune, and Hope in the Philippines; Apollo-Soyuz and Optima in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont, Canadian Classics, and Number 7 in Canada; Best in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece; and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It markets and sells its products in approximately 180 countries in the European Union, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Canada. Philip Morris International Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in New York, New York.