Stocks To Track: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), DDR Corp. (DDR), News Corporation (NWSA)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) fell -2.9% during last trading as the stock lost $-2.36 to finish the day at $79.14 with about 3.46M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.12M. The $9.68B market cap company, which fluctuated between $79.13 and $81.75 during the day, currently situated 19.11% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -32.23% away from its one year high of $119.67. The RSI of 59.22 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.

DDR Corp. (DDR) dropped $-0.59 to close the day at a new closing price of $18.28, a -3.13% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 24.27% above its 52 week low of $14.99. A total of 3.42M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.11M. The stock, which fluctuated between $18.21 and $18.59 during the day, currently situated -8.23% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.74% in the past one month and up by 5.73% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.25 and RSI of 37, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

DDR Corp. is an equity real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States and Puerto Rico. The firm is in the business of acquiring, owning, developing, redeveloping, expanding, leasing and managing shopping centers. It formerly known as Developers Diversified Realty Corp. DDR Corp is based in Beachwood, Ohio.

News Corporation (NWSA) had a active trading with around 3.42M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.17M. The stock traded between $13.36 and $13.77 before closing at the price of $13.36 with -3.26% change on the day. The New York New York 10036 based company is currently trading 32.05% above its 52 week low of $10.21 and -14.01% below its 52 week high of $15.68. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 43.41 and $15.47 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

News Corporation, a media and information services company, focuses on creating and distributing content to consumers and businesses worldwide. The company distributes content and data products, such as The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Dow Jones Private Markets, and DJX through various media channels, including newspapers, newswires, Websites, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and video, as well as applications for mobile devices, tablets, and electronic readers. It also owns and operates daily, Sunday, weekly, and bi-weekly newspapers, including The Australian, The Weekend Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Sunday Mail, The Advertiser, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other Websites. In addition, the company provides home-delivered shopper media, such as free-standing inserts and direct mail products; in-store marketing products and services primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers; in-store merchandising services; and digital marketing solutions. Further, it publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children’s, and religious books; and offers sports programming services with seven television channels distributed through cable, satellite and IP, various interactive viewing applications, and broadcast rights to live sporting events. Additionally, the company provides digital advertising services for property and property-related services on Websites and mobile applications; online real estate services; and professional software and services products, including Top Producer, TigerLead, and ListHub, as well as operates residential and commercial property Websites. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Western Refining (WNR), HollyFrontier (HFC), Tesoro (TSO)

HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 2.75% or $0.69 to close the day at $25.82 on light trading volume of 3.64M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.1M. The Dallas Texas 75201 based company has been underperforming the oil & gas refining & marketing group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -42.86%, compared to the industry which has dropped -5.44% over the same period. With RSI of 53.29, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $31.62, making it a hold for now.

HollyFrontier Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refiner in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Refining and HEP. It primarily produces high-value refined products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, liquid petroleum gas, fuel oil, and specialty and modified asphalt. The company offers its products to other refiners, convenience store chains, independent marketers, retailers, truck stop chains, wholesalers, railroads, governmental entities, paving contractors or manufacturers, and commercial and specialty markets, as well as for commercial airline use. It owns and operates five refineries with a combined crude oil processing capacity of approximately 443,000 barrels per day in El Dorado, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Artesia, New Mexico; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Woods Cross, Utah, as well as owns and operates asphalt terminals in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma; and vacuum distillation and other facilities in Lovington, New Mexico. HollyFrontier Corporation’s refineries serve markets in the Mid-Continent, Southwest, and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. The company was formerly known as Holly Corporation and changed its name to HollyFrontier Corporation as a result of its merger with Frontier Oil Corporation in July 2011. HollyFrontier Corporation was founded in 1947 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) climbed 2.28% during last trading as the stock added $1.82 to finish the day at $81.5 with about 3.64M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.08M. The $9.74B market cap company, which fluctuated between $79.4 and $81.82 during the day, currently situated 22.66% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -30.21% away from its one year high of $119.67. The RSI of 66.49 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.

Western Refining, Inc. (WNR) saw its value increase by 2.12% as the stock gained $0.56 to finish the day at a closing price of $27.03. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $18.14-$47.55 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $26.26 to $27.3 during the day, are up by 27.56% in the past three months and up by 2.38% over the past six months. It is currently trading 12.14% above its 20 day moving average and 22.04% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $23.8 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 73.11. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. The company operates through four segments: Refining, NTI, WNRL, and Retail. The Refining segment owns and operates two refineries in the Southwest that process crude oil and other feedstocks primarily into gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, and asphalt; and sells refined products in the Mid-Atlantic region and Mexico. It markets refined products to wholesale distributors and retail chains. The NTI segment owns and operates refining and transportation assets; and operates and supports retail convenience stores primarily in the Upper Great Plains region of the Unites States. This segment also owns and operates SuperMom’s Bakery that prepares and distributes baked goods and other prepared items. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 168 retail convenience stores; and supported 109 franchised retail convenience stores. The WNRL segment owns and operates terminal, storage, transportation, and wholesale assets, including a fleet of crude oil and refined product, and lubricant delivery trucks. It also distributes wholesale petroleum products. This segment serves retail fuel distributors; and the mining, construction, utility, manufacturing, transportation, aviation, and agricultural industries. The Retail segment operates retail convenience stores that sell gasoline, diesel fuel, and convenience store merchandise; and unmanned commercial fleet fueling locations located in the Southwest. As of December 31, 2015, this segment operated 258 retail stores under the Giant, Western, Western Express, Howdy’s, Mustang, and Sundial brand names in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas; and 52 cardlocks located in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Western Refining, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in El Paso, Texas.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO), Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) grew with the stock adding 2.82% or $2.1 to close at $76.65 on active trading volume of 2.27M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.04M. 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 -14.64% down for the period and down by -25.77% so far this year. With price target of $94.29 and a 15.36% 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.

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO) had a active trading with around 2.27M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.92M. The stock traded between $8.96 and $9.14 before closing at the price of $9.07 with 0.22% change on the day. The New York New York 10022 based company is currently trading 38.96% above its 52 week low of $6.91 and 0% below its 52 week high of $9.68. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $9.37 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Two Harbors Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights, commercial real estate and other financial assets. The company’s target assets include agency RMBS collateralized by fixed rate mortgage loans, adjustable rate mortgage loans, hybrid mortgage loans, or derivatives; and non-agency RMBS collateralized by prime mortgage loans, Alt-A mortgage loans, pay-option ARM mortgage loans, and subprime mortgage loans. Its target assets also comprise prime nonconforming and credit sensitive residential mortgage loans; floating and fixed rate commercial real estate loans; CMBS collateralized by commercial real estate loans; and other assets, such as asset backed securities and certain non-hedging transactions. The company qualifies as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. As a REIT, the company would not be subject to federal income tax, if it distributes at least 90% of net taxable income to its stockholders. Two Harbors Investment Corp. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) saw its value increase by 0.72% as the stock gained $0.69 to finish the day at a closing price of $95.97. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $67.06-$98.28 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $95.24 to $96.09 during the day, are up by 10.23% in the past three months and up by 24.18% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.96% above its 20 day moving average and 4.48% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $95.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.63.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 freight 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 and petroleum coke; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and intermodal import and export containers and trailers. Union Pacific Corporation’s rail network includes 32,084 route miles linking the Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Urban Outfitters (URBN), Continental Resources (CLR), Tesoro (TSO)

Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) grew with the stock adding 1.65% or $0.79 to close at $48.75 on light trading volume of 2.32M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.03M. The Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73102 based company operating under the Independent Oil & Gas industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 60.57% up for the period and up by 112.14% so far this year. With price target of $52.41 and a 249.71% rebound from 52-week low, Continental Resources, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Continental Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the United States. The company sells its crude oil and natural gas production to energy marketing companies, crude oil refining companies, and natural gas gathering and processing companies. As of December 31, 2015, its estimated proved reserves were 1,226 million barrels of crude oil equivalent (MMBoe) with estimated proved developed reserves of 525 MMBoe. Continental Resources, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) had a active trading with around 2.32M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.06M. The stock traded between $73.03 and $75.41 before closing at the price of $73.31 with -2.8% change on the day. The San Antonio Texas 78259 based company is currently trading 10.33% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -37.23% below its 52 week high of $119.67. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $94.14 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise 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.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) saw its value decrease by -0.2% as the stock dropped $-0.07 to finish the day at a closing price of $35.78. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $19.26-$37.82 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $35.32 to $35.87 during the day, are up by 22.66% in the past three months and up by 29.36% over the past six months. It is currently trading 5.78% above its 20 day moving average and 16.55% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $36.31 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 64.86.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Urban Outfitters, Inc., a lifestyle specialty retail company, engages in the retail and wholesale of general consumer products. It operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The company retails women’s and men’s fashion apparel, intimates, footwear, beauty and accessories, home goods, activewear and gear, and electronics, as well as a mix of apartment wares and gifts for young adults aged 18 to 28 under the Urban Outfitters brand; and assortment, including women’s casual apparel and accessories, intimates, shoes, beauty, home furnishings, and various gifts and decorative items for women aged 28 to 45 under the Anthropologie brand. It also offers a collection of heirloom quality wedding gowns, bridesmaid frocks, party dresses, assorted jewelry, headpieces, footwear, lingerie, and decorations under the Bhldn brand; and lifestyle home and garden products, antiques, live plants, flowers, wellness products, and accessories under the Terrain brand, as well as operates Terrain garden centers that offer full service restaurant and coffee bar services. In addition, the company operates Free People retail stores that provide merchandise mix of casual women’s apparel, intimates, shoes, accessories, activewear, home products, and gifts for women aged 25 to 30. It serves its customers directly through retail stores, Websites, mobile applications, catalogs, and customer contact centers. As of March 7, 2016, the company operated 240 Urban Outfitters stores; and 218 Anthropologie Group stores comprising Anthropologie, Bhldn, and Terrain brands in the United States, Canada, and Europe, as well as 114 Free People stores in the United States and Canada. It also engages in the wholesale business under the Free People brand that designs, develops, and markets young women’s contemporary casual apparel and shoes to approximately 1,800 specialty stores and select department stores worldwide. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Stocks on the Move: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.63% or $-0.22 to close the day at $34.91 on light trading volume of 2.06M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.2M. The Sunnyvale California 94089 based company has been outperforming the data storage devices group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 12.23%, compared to the industry which has dropped -4.24% over the same period. With RSI of 87.13, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $29.84, making it a hold for now.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. It offers all-flash arrays that support data management across flash, disk, and cloud resources; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; Data ONTAP storage operating system that delivers integrated data protection, comprehensive data management, and built-in software for virtualized, shared infrastructures, cloud computing, and mixed workload business applications; and SANtricity operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads. The company also provides SolidFire element operating system optimized for the storage requirements of a data center; NetApp StorageGRID software that allows organizations to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated storage solutions and services, which provide the ability to backup data to any cloud. In addition, it offers integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; FlexArray storage virtualization software; and NetApp private storage for cloud, a family of enterprise storage solutions. Further, the company offers software and hardware maintenance, professional, and customer education and training services, as well as support solutions. It serves energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences, healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation, video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors through a direct sales force and channel partners. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) climbed 2.82% during last trading as the stock added $2.08 to finish the day at $75.83 with about 2.06M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.05M. The $9.03B market cap company, which fluctuated between $73.57 and $75.88 during the day, currently situated 14.12% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -35.07% away from its one year high of $119.67. The RSI of 52.3 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.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) saw its value decrease by -0.41% as the stock dropped $-0.31 to finish the day at a closing price of $74.5. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $61.31-$75.38 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $74.34 to $74.8 during the day, are up by 5.19% in the past three months and up by 12.26% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.15% below its 20 day moving average and 1.09% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $76.38 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.08. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other similar items. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) fell -0.27% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.2 to finish the day at $73.75 with about 2.1M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.04M. The $8.78B market cap company, which fluctuated between $73.38 and $74.29 during the day, currently situated 10.17% above its 52 week low of $67.8 and -37.32% away from its one year high of $119.67. The RSI of 44.24 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.

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) dropped $-0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $11.13, a -0.27% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 81.13% above its 52 week low of $6.3. A total of 2.18M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.65M. The stock, which fluctuated between $11.09 and $11.24 during the day, currently situated -9.95% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.38% in the past one month and up by 5.96% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $12.88 and RSI of 48.21, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells mixed-signal programmable solutions worldwide. The company’s Programmable Solutions division designs and develops programmable solutions, including Traveo automotive microcontrollers; programmable system-on-chip products; ARM Cortex-M4, -M3, and -M0+ microcontrollers; R4 CPUs; analog power management integrated circuits; CapSense capacitive-sensing controllers; TrueTouch touchscreen and fingerprint reader products; and Bluetooth low energy solutions for the Internet of things. Its Memory Products division designs and manufactures NOR and NAND flash memories, static random access memory (SRAM) products, HyperRAm, synchronous and asynchronous SRAMs, nvSRAMs, F-RAM ferroelectric memory devices, dual port memories, first-in first-out memories, RoboClock buffers, and programmable clocks. The company’s Data Communications division provides universal serial bus (USB) controllers; Bluetooth low energy and wirelessUSB solutions; module solutions, such as trackpads and Bluetooth low energy modules; and controllers for the new USB type-C standards. Its Emerging Technology division provides wafer level chip scale packaging solutions and foundry services, as well as other development stage activities. The company serves various markets, including automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computation, data communications, mobile handsets, and military markets. It sells its semiconductor products through distributors and manufacturing representative firms, as well as through sales force to direct original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. The company has a strategic foundry partnership with HuaHong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation and United Microelectronics Corporation. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) had a light trading with around 2.5M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.88M. The stock traded between $171.12 and $172.5 before closing at the price of $171.51 with -0.27% change on the day. The Thousand Oaks California 91320 based company is currently trading 35.09% above its 52 week low of $130.09 and -2.9% below its 52 week high of $176.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.62 and $191 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering human therapeutics worldwide. It offers products for the treatment of illness in the areas of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular, inflammation, bone health, nephrology, and neuroscience. The company’s principal products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein to decrease the incidence of infection associated with chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia in cancer patients; NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for reducing the incidence of infection for patients with non-myeloid malignancies; and Enbrel to treat rheumatoid arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and psoriatic arthritis. Its principal products also comprise EPOGEN to treat a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients on dialysis; Aranesp for treating anemia; XGEVA for the prevention of skeletal-related events; Prolia to treat postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; Repatha for the treatment of high cholesterol; and Sensipar/Mimpara products for use in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in CKD patients on dialysis. The company’s other marketed products include Kyprolis, a proteasome inhibitor to treat patients with multiple myeloma and small-cell lung cancer; Nplate, a thrombopoietic compound; Vectibix, a human monoclonal antibody; and BLINCYTO for the treatment of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It also develops various products that are in various clinical trials. The company serves pharmaceutical wholesale distributors; and physicians or their clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, and pharmacies, as well as consumers. It has collaborative agreements with Xencor, Inc.; UCB; Novartis AG; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; and Advaxis, Inc. Amgen Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Emerson Electric (EMR), Tesoro (TSO)

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) climbed 0.37% during last trading as the stock added $0.2 to finish the day at $54.09 with about 2.8M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.57M. The $35.92B market cap company, which fluctuated between $53.51 and $54.11 during the day, currently situated 34.83% above its 52 week low of $41.25 and -3.8% away from its one year high of $56.82. The RSI of 54.86 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Emerson Electric Co. designs and manufactures products, and delivers services to industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Its Process Management segment offers systems and software; measurement and analytical instrumentation; valves, actuators, and regulators; industry services and solutions; and digital plant architecture solutions. This segment also provides consulting services for precision measurement, control, monitoring, asset optimization, and safety and reliability of oil and gas reservoirs and plants. It serves oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power generation, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, pulp and paper, metal and mining, and municipal water supplies markets. The company’s Industrial Automation segment provides alternators and other power generation equipment; commercial and industrial motors and drives; fluid power and control products; electrical distribution equipment; and materials joining and precision cleaning products. Its Network Power segment designs, manufactures, installs, and maintains critical and uninterruptible power systems, thermal management equipment, integrated data center control devices, software, monitoring, and data center infrastructure management solutions for telecommunications networks, data centers, and other critical applications. The company’s Climate Technologies segment supplies compressors, temperature sensors and controls, thermostats, flow controls, and remote monitoring technology and services residential heating and cooling, commercial air conditioning, commercial and industrial refrigeration, and marine control areas. Its Commercial & Residential Solutions segment provides tools for professionals and homeowners; home storage systems; and appliance solutions. The company was formerly known as The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company and changed its name to Emerson Electric Co. in 2000. Emerson Electric Co. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) dropped $-1.8 to close the day at a new closing price of $74.1, a -2.37% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 10.69% above its 52 week low of $67.8. A total of 2.79M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.04M. The stock, which fluctuated between $73.57 and $75.9 during the day, currently situated -37.02% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -2.46% in the past one month and down by -4.19% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $93.62 and RSI of 45.43, the stock still has upside potential, 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.

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) had a active trading with around 2.79M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.64M. The stock traded between $73.11 and $74.75 before closing at the price of $74.33 with 1.42% change on the day. The Woburn Massachusetts 01801 based company is currently trading 37.51% above its 52 week low of $54.5 and -18.45% below its 52 week high of $92.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.79 and $83.17 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, battery chargers, circulators, 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, VCOS/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 directly, as well as through independent manufacturers’ representatives and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.

 

Stocks To Track: Honeywell International Inc. (HON), Tesoro Corporation (TSO), Investors Bancorp Inc. (ISBC)

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) climbed 0.37% during last trading as the stock added $0.43 to finish the day at $117.01 with about 1.81M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.54M. The $89.31B market cap company, which fluctuated between $116.85 and $117.35 during the day, currently situated 37.46% above its 52 week low of $91.57 and -2.01% away from its one year high of $120.02. The RSI of 61.12 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Its Aerospace segment offers aircraft engines, integrated avionics, systems and service solutions, and related products and services for aircraft manufacturers and operators, airlines, military services, and defense and space contractors, as well as spare parts, and repair and maintenance services for the aftermarket. This segment also provides auxiliary power units; propulsion engines; environmental control, connectivity, electric power, flight safety, communication, navigation, radar, surveillance, and thermal systems; engine controls; aircraft lighting products, as well as wheels and brakes; advanced systems and instruments; and turbochargers, as well as management, technical, logistics, repair, and overhaul services to original equipment manufacturers in the air transport, regional, business, and general aviation aircraft; and automotive and truck manufacturers. The company’s Home and Building Technologies segment offers environmental and energy, security and fire, and building solutions. Its Safety and Productivity Solutions segment provides sensing and productivity Solutions, and industrial safety products. Its Performance Materials and Technologies segment provides catalysts and adsorbents; equipment and consulting services for the petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical, and other industries; and automation control, instrumentation, software, and services for the oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, industrial power generation, chemicals and petrochemicals, biofuels, life sciences, metals, minerals, and mining industries. It also offers fluorocarbons, hydrofluoroolefins, caprolactam, resins, ammonium sulfate fertilizers, phenol, specialty films, waxes, additives, fibers, research chemicals and intermediates, and electronic materials and chemicals. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) gained $0.73 to close the day at a new closing price of $75.15, a 0.98% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 12.26% above its 52 week low of $67.8. A total of 1.8M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.02M. The stock, which fluctuated between $74.46 and $76.01 during the day, currently situated -36.13% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.66% in the past one month and down by -3.75% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $93.62 and RSI of 47.97, the stock still has upside potential, 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.

Investors Bancorp Inc. (ISBC) had a light trading with around 1.8M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock traded between $11.71 and $11.81 before closing at the price of $11.8 with 0.6% change on the day. The Short Hills New Jersey 07078 based company is currently trading 11.18% above its 52 week low of $10.67 and -8.7% below its 52 week high of $13.13. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 68.78 and $12.97 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Investors Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Investors Bank that provides community banking products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It offers deposit products, such as savings, checking, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company’s loan portfolio includes multi-family, commercial real estate, construction, commercial and industrial, residential mortgage, and consumer and other loans; consumer loans primarily comprising home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, and others; and mortgage loans secured by one-to four-family residential real estate. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 140 offices located in New Jersey and New York. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG), Tesoro Corporation (TSO)

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) had a light trading with around 1.74M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock traded between $71.94 and $72.89 before closing at the price of $72.62 with 0.46% change on the day. The Woburn Massachusetts 01801 based company is currently trading 34.35% above its 52 week low of $54.5 and -20.33% below its 52 week high of $92.63. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 67.2 and $83.17 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold 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, battery chargers, circulators, 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, VCOS/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 directly, as well as through independent manufacturers’ representatives and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.34% or $0.15 to close the day at $43.8 on light trading volume of 1.73M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.01M. The Newark New Jersey 07102 based company has been outperforming the diversified utilities group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 8.27%, compared to the industry which has advanced 11.85% over the same period. With RSI of 43.95, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $47.23, making it a hold for now.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. The company operates nuclear, coal, gas, oil-fired, and renewable generation facilities with a generation capacity of approximately 11,678 megawatts. It sells electricity, natural gas, emissions credits, and a series of energy-related products. The company also transmits electricity; and distributes electricity and gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as invests in solar generation projects, and implements energy efficiency and demand response programs. In addition, it offers appliance services and repairs to customers. As of December 31, 2015, the company’s electric transmission and distribution system included 24,022 circuit miles, of which 8,226 circuit miles were underground; and 848,496 poles, of which 549,636 poles were jointly-owned, as well as 4 electric distribution headquarters and 5 sub-headquarters. It also owned and operated 18,112 miles of gas mains; owned 12 gas distribution headquarters and 2 sub-headquarters; owned 1 meter shop; operated 60 natural gas metering and regulating stations; and owned 43 switching stations with an aggregate installed capacity of 29,090 megavolt-amperes (MVA) and 246 substations with an aggregate installed capacity of 8,179 MVA. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) shares were down in last trading by -2.17% to $74.42. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.59% over the past week and fell -1.85% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.22% below its 50 day moving average and -13.62% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -36.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $119.67. The RSI indicator value of 44.49, 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.

 

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Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 7.64% or $0.54 to close the day at $7.61 on higher than average trading volume of 2.39M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.93M. The Chicago Illinois 60606 based company has been outperforming the aluminum companies by 18.5317% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 72.17% YTD, versus the aluminum industry which is up 24.65% for the same period. The RSI of 58.81 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Century Aluminum Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces primary aluminum in the United States and Iceland. It produces standard grade and value-added primary aluminum products; and carbon products, such as anodes and cathodes. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) had a light trading with around 2.39M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.39M. The stock traded between $7.86 and $8.17 before closing at the price of $8.05 with 1.9% change on the day. The Chesterland Ohio 44026 based company is currently trading 705% above its 52 week low of $1 and -8.83% below its 52 week high of $8.83. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.3 and $8.55 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides sand-based proppant solutions for exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their oil and gas wells. The company operates in two segments, Proppant Solutions; and Industrial & Recreational (I&R) Products. The Proppant Solutions segment primarily provides sand-based proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing operations in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, Northern Europe, and the United Arab Emirates. Its products include northern white frac sand, API-spec brown sand, and resin coated proppants, as well as ceramic proppants; PowerProp product; and Propel SSP product that utilizes a polymer coating applied to a proppant substrate. The I&R Products segment offers raw, coated, and custom blended sands for use in building products, glass, turf and landscape, and filtration industries, as well as for foundries primarily in North America. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. also supplies proppants to oilfield service companies. The company was formerly known as FMSA Holdings Inc. and changed its name to Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. in July 2015. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Chesterland, Ohio.

Tesoro Corporation (TSO) traded within a range of $74.37 to $76.08 after opening the day at $75.93. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -27.19% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.13% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $75.75 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -35.62% below its 52 week high of $119.67 and 13.16% above its 12-month low of $67.8. The shares are down by over -2.08% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.78 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.