Stocks Buzz: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.67% or $-0.49 to close the day at $72.67 on light trading volume of 2.9M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.25M. The St. Louis Missouri 63121 based company has been outperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 0.4%, compared to the industry which has advanced 13.8% over the same period. With RSI of 55.61, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $81.11, making it a hold for now.

Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company operates through two segments, PBM and Other Business Operations. The company’s PBM segment’s products and services include clinical solutions to enhance health outcomes; specialized pharmacy care; home delivery pharmacy; specialty pharmacy, including the distribution of fertility pharmaceuticals that require special handling or packaging; and retail network pharmacy administration. It also provides benefit design consultation; drug utilization review; drug formulary management; an array of Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance marketplace; administration of a group purchasing organization; and consumer health and drug information services. In addition, the company distributes specialty pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers, clinics, and hospitals; and offers consulting services, including design, implementation, and project management for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device manufacturers to collect scientific evidence to guide the use of medicines. It serves managed care organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans, government health programs, providers, clinics, hospitals, and others. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated four automated dispensing home delivery pharmacies; one non-automated dispensing home delivery pharmacy; and one non-dispensing home delivery pharmacy maintained for business continuity purpose, as well as several non-dispensing order processing centers, patient contact centers, specialty drug pharmacies, and fertility pharmacies. The company was formerly known as Aristotle Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Express Scripts Holding Company in April 2012. Express Scripts Holding Company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) grew with the stock adding 0.99% or $0.8 to close at $81.63 on active trading volume of 2.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.34M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -6.44% down for the period and down by -6.66% so far this year. With price target of $104.73 and a 23.64% rebound from 52-week low, Tesoro Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.49% or $0.43 to close the day at $88.35 on lower than average trading volume of 2.88M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.12M. The Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222 based company has been outperforming the food – major diversified companies by 0.1695% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 1.18% YTD, versus the food – major diversified industry which is up 1.07% for the same period. The RSI of 64.72 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Investor’s Watch List: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH), Coach, Inc. (COH)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) had a active trading with around 2.66M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.29M. The stock traded between $80.18 and $82.68 before closing at the price of $80.83 with 1.53% change on the day. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company is currently trading 22.43% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -14.31% below its 52 week high of $93.5. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 34.42 and $104.73 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.53% or $0.06 to close the day at $11.4 on light trading volume of 2.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.95M. The Bethesda Maryland 20814 based company has been outperforming the reit – hotel/motel group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 50.96%, compared to the industry which has advanced 40.41% over the same period. With RSI of 56.28, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $10.98, making it a hold for now.

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

Coach, Inc. (COH) shares were up in last trading by 1.85% to $35.73. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.11% over the past week and fell -5.33% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.67% below its 50 day moving average and -5.51% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.79% decrease in value from its one year high of $43.71. The RSI indicator value of 49.79, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Dynegy Inc. (DYN)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) saw its value decrease by -1.33% as the stock dropped $-1.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $79.61. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $67.8-$95.12 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $79.1 to $80.99 during the day, are down by -2.01% in the past three months and up by 7.04% over the past six months. It is currently trading -8.77% below its 20 day moving average and -7.25% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $104.73 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 28.43.The technical indicator lead us to believe the stock will reverse recent losses any time soon.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) shares were down in last trading by -1.99% to $37.4. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -4.08% over the past week and fell -7.24% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.47% above its 50 day moving average and 9.65% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.28% decrease in value from its one year high of $43.63. The RSI indicator value of 45.53, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion, and production operations; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies, and Completion & Production Solutions. The Rig Systems segment offers land rigs; offshore drilling equipment packages; and drilling rig components. This segment provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment; power transmission systems; and rig instrumentation and control systems. The Rig Aftermarket segment offers spare parts; and repair and rental services, as well as technical support, field and first well support, field engineering, and customer training services. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies. This segment also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling fluids, power generation equipment, drill and wired pipes, instruments, measuring and monitoring equipment, downhole and fishing tools, hole openers, and drill bits, as well as drilling optimization and automation, tubular inspection, repair and coating, and rope access inspection services. The Completion and Production Solutions segment offers pressure pumping trucks and pumps, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowlines, manifolds, and wellheads; well intervention tools; offshore production comprising composite pipes, process equipment, floating production systems, and subsea production technologies; and onshore production, including surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, reciprocating pumps, pressure vessels, and artificial lift systems. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Dynegy Inc. (DYN) traded within a range of $9.45 to $9.97 after opening the day at $9.46. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 16.55% so far this year. The stock was up close to 4.01% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $9.86 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -55.2% below its 52 week high of $22.01 and 40.66% above its 12-month low of $7.01. The shares are down by over -21.81% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 64.69 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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

 

Trader Alert: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) retreated with the stock falling -1.33% or $-1.09 to close at $80.68 on active trading volume of 2.6M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.27M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -9.86% down for the period and down by -7.74% so far this year. With price target of $105 and a 22.2% rebound from 52-week low, Tesoro Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) dropped $-0.23 to close the day at a new closing price of $55.46, a -0.41% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 67.86% above its 52 week low of $34.88. A total of 2.6M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.64M. The stock, which fluctuated between $54.86 and $55.98 during the day, currently situated -11.38% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.07% in the past one month and down by -4.41% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $61 and RSI of 49.35, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Las Vegas Sands Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. It owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macao, the People’s Republic of China; and iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The company also owns and operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip; Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Its integrated resorts include accommodations, gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Cummins Inc. (CMI) shares were down in last trading by -1.53% to $138.56. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.59% over the past week and fell -2.64% in the past month. It is currently trading 1.17% above its 50 day moving average and 13.7% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -5.81% decrease in value from its one year high of $147.1. The RSI indicator value of 49.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. The Engine segment offers various diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brand names for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. This segment also provides new parts and services, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Distribution segment distributes parts and filtration products, engines, and power generation products, as well as offers service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The Components segment provides emission solutions, including custom engineering systems and integrated controls, oxidation catalysts, particulate filters, oxides of nitrogen reduction systems, and engineered components; turbochargers for light-duty, mid-range, heavy-duty, and high-horsepower diesel markets; air and fuel filters, fuel water separators, lube and hydraulic filters, coolants, fuel additives, and other filtration systems; and fuel systems for heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine applications, as well as remanufactures fuel systems. The Power Generation segment designs and manufactures components that make up power generation systems, including controls, alternators, transfer switches, and switchgears, as well as offers power generation systems, components, and services. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers worldwide. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

 

Stocks Under Review: People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Huntsman Corporation (HUN)

People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.77% or $0.15 to close the day at $19.65 on light trading volume of 2.52M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.8M. The Bridgeport Connecticut 06604 based company has been outperforming the savings & loans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 36.73%, compared to the industry which has advanced 34.34% over the same period. With RSI of 59.81, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $18, making it a hold for now.

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

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) grew with the stock adding 0.22% or $0.18 to close at $81.77 on active trading volume of 2.51M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.25M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company operating under the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -19.76% down for the period and down by -6.5% so far this year. With price target of $105 and a 23.85% rebound from 52-week low, Tesoro Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.96% or $0.19 to close the day at $19.94 on lower than average trading volume of 2.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.56M. The Salt Lake City Utah 84108 based company has been outperforming the chemicals – major diversified companies by 24.2051% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 4.51% YTD, versus the chemicals – major diversified industry which is up 2.43% for the same period. The RSI of 58.58 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Huntsman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. The Polyurethanes segment offers polyurethane chemicals, including methyl diphenyl diisocyanate, propylene oxide, polyols, propylene glycol, thermoplastic polyurethane, aniline, and methyl tertiary-butyl ether products, which are used to produce rigid and flexible foams, as well as coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers. The Performance Products segment provides amines, carbonates, surfactants, linear alkyl benzene, maleic anhydride, other performance chemicals, ethylene glycol, olefins, and technology licenses. The Advanced Materials segment offers basic liquid and solid epoxy resins; specialty resin compounds; cross-linking, matting, and curing agents; and epoxy, acrylic, and polyurethane-based formulations. The Textile Effects segment provides textile chemicals, dyes, and inks. The Pigments and Additives segment offers titanium dioxide, functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment, and water treatment chemicals. The company’s products are used in various applications, including adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals, and dye industries. Huntsman Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN), Tesoro Corporation (TSO)

Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.99% or $2.27 to close the day at $231.28 on light trading volume of 3.97M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.57M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company has been outperforming the auto manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 9.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 17.56% over the same period. With RSI of 75.96, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $238.75, making it a hold 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.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) retreated with the stock falling -1.06% or $-0.67 to close at $62.65 on light trading volume of 3.96M compared its three months average trading volume of 4.2M. The Springdale Arkansas 72762 based company operating under the Meat Products industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 21.04% up for the period and up by 1.57% so far this year. With price target of $70.5 and a 30.47% rebound from 52-week low, Tyson Foods, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company raises and processes chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products; processes live fed cattle and live market hogs; and fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, as well as case ready beef and pork, and fully-cooked meats. It also supplies poultry breeding stock; sells allied products, such as hide and meats; and manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, including pepperoni, bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, flour and corn tortilla products, desserts, appetizers, snacks, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, breadsticks, and processed meats. Tyson Foods, Inc. offers its products primarily under the Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Van’s, Sara Lee, Chef Pierre, Wright, Aidells, State Fair, Gallo Salame, and Golden Island brands. The company sells its products through its sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants or their distributors, live markets, international export companies, and domestic distributors, as well as through independent brokers and trading companies. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.47% or $-2.07 to close the day at $81.68 on higher than average trading volume of 3.96M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.15M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas refining & marketing companies by 2.6644% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -6.6% YTD, versus the oil & gas refining & marketing industry which is down -1.88% for the same period. The RSI of 35.13 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: State Street Corporation (STT), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), PBF Energy Inc. (PBF)

State Street Corporation (STT) saw its value increase by 0.93% as the stock gained $0.76 to finish the day at a closing price of $82.44. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $50.6-$82.89 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $80.94 to $82.68 during the day, are up by 14.26% in the past three months and up by 56.47% over the past six months. It is currently trading 4.07% above its 20 day moving average and 7.43% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $82.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.6.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

State Street Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide. The company offers investment servicing products and services, including custody; product- and participant-level accounting; daily pricing and administration; master trust and master custody; record-keeping; cash management; foreign exchange, brokerage, and other trading services; securities finance; deposit and short-term investment facilities; loans and lease financing; investment manager and alternative investment manager operations outsourcing; and performance, risk, and compliance analytics. It also provides investment management services, such as investment management, investment research, and investment advisory services to corporations, public funds, and other sophisticated investors, as well as offers active and passive asset management strategies across equity, fixed-income, and cash asset classes. The company offers its products and services to mutual funds, collective investment funds and other investment pools, corporate and public retirement plans, insurance companies, foundations, endowments, and investment managers. State Street Corporation was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) shares were down in last trading by -1.78% to $83.75. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -5.42% over the past week and fell -5.61% in the past month. It is currently trading -2.58% below its 50 day moving average and 4.85% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -20.37% decrease in value from its one year high of $105.18. The RSI indicator value of 39.33, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) traded within a range of $24.96 to $25.83 after opening the day at $25.73. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -9.9% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.37% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $25.12 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -31.14% below its 52 week high of $38.25 and 30.76% above its 12-month low of $19.47. The shares are up by over 14.73% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 42.67 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

PBF Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the refining and supply of petroleum products. It produces gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals, and asphalt, as well as unbranded transportation fuels, petrochemical feedstocks, blending components, and other petroleum products. The company sells its products in Northeast and Midwest of the United States, as well as in other regions of the United States and Canada. PBF Energy Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Parsippany, New Jersey.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), Apache Corporation (APA)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.54% or $-0.46 to close the day at $85.27 on active trading volume of 2.54M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.14M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas refining & marketing group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -17.68%, compared to the industry which has advanced 5.18% over the same period. With RSI of 43.21, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $103.67, making it a hold for now.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) climbed 0.06% during last trading as the stock added $0.02 to finish the day at $31.63 with about 2.54M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.01M. The $5.51B market cap company, which fluctuated between $31.32 and $32.15 during the day, currently situated 132.78% above its 52 week low of $14.3 and -13.04% away from its one year high of $37.48. The RSI of 51.44 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company worldwide. It explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company was formerly known as Murphy Corporation and changed its name to Murphy Oil Corporation in 1964. Murphy Oil Corporation was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Apache Corporation (APA) saw its value decrease by -0.53% as the stock dropped $-0.34 to finish the day at a closing price of $63.25. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $32.2-$69 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $62.81 to $64.11 during the day, are down by -1.77% in the past three months and up by 16.2% over the past six months. It is currently trading -4% below its 20 day moving average and 0.47% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $64 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 45.13. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. It operates onshore and offshore assets primarily in the Permian Basin, the Anadarko basin in western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and Gulf Coast areas of the United States, as well as in Western Canada and Gulf of Mexico. The company also operates assets in Egypt and the United Kingdom in the North Sea. As of December 31, 2015, it had total estimated proved reserves of 794 million barrels of crude oil, 198 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 3.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks To Watch: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) traded within a range of $26.72 to $27.26 after opening the day at $26.74. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 2.48% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.25% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $27.22 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.73% below its 52 week high of $28.99 and 51.72% above its 12-month low of $18.52. The shares are up by over 4.19% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 67.81 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Duke Realty Corporation is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It offers a single point of responsibility for all aspects of a project, including leasing, asset management, construction and development. The firm primarily invests in commercial real estate sector. It was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; Central Florida; Chicago, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Nashville, Tennessee; New Jersey; Northern and Southern California; Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona; Raleigh, North Carolina; St. Louis, Missouri; Savannah, Georgia; Seattle, Washington; Washington D.C.; and South Florida.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -3.44% or $-3.05 to close the day at $85.73 on active trading volume of 2.81M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.13M. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas refining & marketing group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -17.16%, compared to the industry which has advanced 2.84% over the same period. With RSI of 44.32, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $103.67, making it a hold for now.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) gained $2.18 to close the day at a new closing price of $59.48, a 3.8% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 148.07% above its 52 week low of $24.27. A total of 2.8M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.81M. The stock, which fluctuated between $57.71 and $59.82 during the day, currently situated -5.87% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.76% in the past one month and up by 15.88% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $63.5 and RSI of 51.06, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Computer Sciences Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology services and solutions primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Infrastructure Services (GIS). The GBS segment offers technology solutions comprising consulting, applications services, and software. This segment also provides applications services, which optimize and modernize clients’ business and technical environments that enable clients to capitalize on emerging services, such as cloud, mobility, and big data within new commercial models, including the ‘as a Service’ and digital economies; consulting services, which help organizations innovate, transform, and create sustainable competitive advantage; and vertically aligned software solutions and process-based intellectual property power mission-critical transaction engines in insurance, banking, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, and other diversified industries. The GIS segment offers managed and virtual desktop, unified communications and collaboration, data center management, cyber security, and compute and managed storage solutions to commercial clients. This segment also provides next-generation cloud offerings consisting of Infrastructure as a Service, private cloud solutions, CloudMail, and Storage as a Service. The company has a strategic partnership with HCL Technologies to create an applications modernization delivery network. Computer Sciences Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Tysons, Virginia.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Navient Corporation (NAVI)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) saw its value increase by 1.52% as the stock gained $1.33 to finish the day at a closing price of $88.78. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $67.8-$108 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $87.78 to $91.37 during the day, are up by 12.49% in the past three months and up by 20.12% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.99% below its 20 day moving average and 3.68% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $103.67 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.65.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Its Refining segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline, gasoline blend stocks, jet fuel, and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, petroleum coke, calcined coke, and asphalt. This segment also sells refined products in the wholesale market primarily through independent unbranded distributors; and in the bulk market primarily to independent unbranded distributors, other refining and marketing companies, utilities, railroads, airlines, marine, and industrial end-users in the western United States. It owns and operates 6 refineries with a combined crude oil capacity of approximately 875 thousand barrels per day. The company’s TLLP segment owns and operates a network of approximately 3,500 miles of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; and approximately 15 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment also owns and operates four natural gas processing complexes and one fractionation facility. The company’s Marketing segment sells gasoline and diesel fuel through retail stations, and third-party branded dealers and distributors in the western United States. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated a network of 2,397 retail stations under the ARCO, Shell, Exxon, Mobil, USA Gasoline, and Tesoro brands. The company was formerly known as Tesoro Petroleum Corporation and changed its name to Tesoro Corporation in November 2004. Tesoro Corporation was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) shares were up in last trading by 0.72% to $167.19. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.29% over the past week and grew 4.61% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.43% above its 50 day moving average and 8.87% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.62% decrease in value from its one year high of $169.95. The RSI indicator value of 63.23, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

Navient Corporation (NAVI) opening the day at $16.64. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 1.16% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.16% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $16.62 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.54% below its 52 week high of $17.95 and 112.43% above its 12-month low of $8.2. The shares are up by over 17.07% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 56.82 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Navient Corporation provides financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) Loans, Private Education Loans, and Business Services. It holds the portfolio of education loans insured or guaranteed under the FFELP, as well as the portfolio of private education loans. The company also provides asset recovery services for loans and receivables on behalf of guarantors of FFELP loans, and higher education institutions, as well as federal, state, court, and municipal clients; and business processing services on behalf of municipalities, public authorities, and hospitals. Navient Corporation is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.