Trader Alert: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (TXMD), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) retreated with the stock falling -0.06% or $-0.06 to close at $108.53 on light trading volume of 1.59M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.53M. The San Jose California 95110 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 20.86% up for the period and up by 5.42% so far this year. With price target of $122.76 and a 52.28% rebound from 52-week low, Adobe Systems Incorporated has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. Its Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. This segment’s flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows customers to download and install the latest versions of its creative products. This segment serves traditional content creators, Web application developers, and digital media professionals, as well as their management in marketing departments and agencies, companies, and publishers. The company’s Digital Marketing segment offers solutions for how digital advertising and marketing are created, managed, executed, measured, and optimized. This segment provides analytics, social marketing, targeting, media optimization, digital experience management, cross-channel campaign management, and audience management solutions, as well as video delivery and monetization to digital marketers, advertisers, publishers, merchandisers, Web analysts, chief marketing officers, chief information officers, and chief revenue officers. Its Print and Publishing segment offers products and services, such as eLearning solutions, technical document publishing, Web application development, and high-end printing, as well as publishing needs of technical and business, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) printing businesses. The company markets and licenses its products and services directly to enterprise customers through its sales force, as well as to end-users through app stores and through its Website at adobe.com. It also distributes products and services through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, and OEMs. Adobe Systems Incorporated has a strategic partnership with comScore, Inc. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (TXMD) gained $0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $5.82, a 1.39% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 32.57% above its 52 week low of $4.39. A total of 1.59M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.37M. The stock, which fluctuated between $5.74 and $5.98 during the day, currently situated -37.35% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.52% in the past one month and down by -8.35% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $19.93 and RSI of 44.45, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. operates as a women’s health care product company. The company manufactures and distributes prescription and over-the-counter product lines, including prenatal vitamins, iron supplements, and natural menopause relief products under the vitaMedMD brand, as well as generic formulations of its prescription prenatal vitamins products under the BocaGreenMD Prena1 name. Its pipeline of hormone therapy drug candidates include TX-001HR, a combination of estradiol and progesterone drug candidate under clinical trials for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause; TX-002HR, a natural progesterone formulation for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea without the potentially allergenic component of peanut oil; and TX-004HR, an applicator-free vaginal estradiol softgel drug candidate for the treatment of vulvar and vaginal atrophy in post-menopausal women with vaginal linings that do not receive enough estrogen. The company markets its products primarily through a direct national sales force to health care providers in the OB/GYN market space, as well as directly through its Website. TherapeuticsMD, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) shares were up in last trading by 1.39% to $53.99. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 1.93% over the past week and grew 9.05% in the past month. It is currently trading 7.81% above its 50 day moving average and 7.34% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -4.11% decrease in value from its one year high of $56.54. The RSI indicator value of 72.32, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

 

Stocks To Track: TransUnion (TRU), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE)

TransUnion (TRU) climbed 0.9% during last trading as the stock added $0.28 to finish the day at $31.33 with about 1.11M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 886.81K. The $5.77B market cap company, which fluctuated between $31.02 and $31.44 during the day, currently situated 53.35% above its 52 week low of $20.43 and -12.46% away from its one year high of $35.79. The RSI of 48.01 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

TransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Information Services, International, and Consumer Interactive segments. The U.S. Information Services segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services, and decisioning capabilities; and online data, marketing, and decision services. Its services are used to acquire new customers; assess consumer ability to pay for services; identify cross-selling opportunities; measure and manage debt portfolio risk; collect debt; verify consumer identities; and investigate potential fraud. This segment serves customers in the financial services, insurance, healthcare, and other industries. The International segment offers online data services, marketing services, credit reports, analytics, decision services, and other value-added risk management services; and consumer services, which enable consumers to manage their personal finances. This segment serves customers in financial services, insurance, automotive, collections, and communications industries through direct and indirect channels. The Consumer Interactive segment provides credit reports and scores, credit monitoring, fraud protection and resolution, and financial management solutions that enable consumers to manage their personal finances and take precautions against identity theft. This segment offers its products through online and mobile interfaces. It serves consumers through direct and indirect channels. The company serves businesses and consumers in the United States, South Africa, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, and India, as well as other countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as TransUnion Holding Company, Inc. and changed its name to TransUnion in March 2015. TransUnion was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) gained $0.69 to close the day at a new closing price of $51.01, a 1.37% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 36.99% above its 52 week low of $37.47. A total of 1.1M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.37M. The stock, which fluctuated between $50.21 and $51.04 during the day, currently situated -9.59% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.92% in the past one month and up by 5.16% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $57.06 and RSI of 62.77, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) had a active trading with around 1.09M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.02M. The stock traded between $40.25 and $42.5 before closing at the price of $40.5 with -4.03% change on the day. The Milpitas California 95035 based company is currently trading 128.04% above its 52 week low of $18.1 and -10.5% below its 52 week high of $45.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 56.06 and $44.71 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Lumentum Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells optical and photonic products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates in two segments, Optical Communications and Commercial Lasers. The Optical Communications segment offers components, modules, and subsystems that enable the transmission and transport of video, audio, and text data over high-capacity fiber optic cables. It offers tunable transponders, transceivers, and transmitter modules; tunable lasers, receivers, and modulators; and transport products comprising reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers, amplifiers, and optical channel monitors, as well as components consisting of 980nm, multi-mode, and Raman pumps. This segment also offers Super Transport Blade, which integrates optical transport functions into a single-slot blade; products for 3-D sensing applications, including a light source product; vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers; distributed feedback and electro-absorption modulated lasers; and individual and compact laser arrays. It serves customers in telecommunications, data communications, and consumer and industrial markets. The Commercial Lasers segment offers diode, direct-diode, diode-pumped solid-state, fiber, and gas lasers. This segment serves customers in markets and applications, such as manufacturing, biotechnology, graphics and imaging, and remote sensing, as well as in precision machining, including drilling in printed circuit boards, wafer singulation, and solar cell scribing. Its lasers products are used in various original equipment manufacturer applications. Lumentum Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) had a light trading with around 1.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.8M. The stock traded between $49.04 and $49.72 before closing at the price of $49.22 with -0.71% change on the day. The New York New York 10012 based company is currently trading 56.95% above its 52 week low of $31.36 and -1.93% below its 52 week high of $50.19. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 70.06 and $52.29 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment solutions for consumers worldwide. The company offers its products under the Rockstar Games and 2K labels. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead names through developing sequels; offering downloadable episodes, and content and virtual currency; and releasing titles for smartphones and tablets. The company also develops brands in other genres, including the L.A. Noire, Bully, and Manhunt franchises. In addition, it publishes various entertainment properties across platforms and a range of genres, including action, adventure, family/casual, racing, role-playing, shooter, sports, and strategy; various unit selling franchises, including BioShock, Borderlands, Carnival Games, Evolve, Mafia, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Spec Ops, WWE 2K, and XCOM; and various sports simulation titles, including its flagship NBA 2K series, a basketball video game and the WWE 2K professional wrestling series. The company’s products are designed for console gaming systems, such as Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Xbox One; and personal computers comprising smartphones and tablets. It delivers its products through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) shares were up in last trading by 0.61% to $49.68. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.73% over the past week and grew 5.03% in the past month. It is currently trading 2.9% above its 50 day moving average and 2.03% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -11.94% decrease in value from its one year high of $56.69. The RSI indicator value of 56.47, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

 

Stocks in the Spotlight: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), Mastercard Incorporated (MA), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE)

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) had a active trading with around 3.36M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.48M. The stock traded between $50.01 and $51.87 before closing at the price of $50.96 with 5.66% change on the day. The Columbus Georgia 31901 based company is currently trading 36.85% above its 52 week low of $37.47 and -9.68% below its 52 week high of $56.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 67.47 and $57.56 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.33% or $0.34 to close the day at $103.22 on light trading volume of 3.35M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.41M. The Purchase New York 10577 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 5.71%, compared to the industry which has advanced 2.4% over the same period. With RSI of 63.34, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $112.97, making it a hold for now.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company also offers value-added services, such as loyalty and reward programs, and information and consulting services. In addition, it provides cross-border and domestic processing services; and issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. Further, the company offers various payment products and solutions for cardholders, merchants, financial institutions, and governments; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. Additionally, it provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and ensure the safety of transactions. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. MasterCard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) shares were down in last trading by -2.23% to $15.75. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -5.18% over the past week and fell -4.02% in the past month. It is currently trading -7.55% below its 50 day moving average and 27% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -22.96% decrease in value from its one year high of $22.25. The RSI indicator value of 38.68, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. provides diversified energy-related services in the Unites States. It owns and operates approximately 7,500 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas; and approximately 12,300 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines. The company sells natural gas to electric utilities, independent power plants, local distribution companies, industrial end-users, and other marketing companies. Its midstream operations include ownership and operation of approximately 35,000 miles of in service natural gas pipelines, 31 natural gas processing plants, 21 natural gas treating facilities, and 4 natural gas conditioning facilities in Texas, New Mexico, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana; operation of natural gas gathering, oil pipeline, and oil stabilization facilities in South Texas, as well as a natural gas gathering system in Ohio; and transportation and supply of water to natural gas producers in Pennsylvania. The company’s natural gas liquid (NGL) transportation and services operations include ownership of approximately 2,000 miles of NGL pipelines, three NGL processing plants, four NGL and propane fractionation facilities, and NGL storage facilities. It also sells gasoline and middle distillates at retail; operates convenience stores primarily on the east coast and in the Midwest region of the United States; and gathers, purchases, stores, transports, markets, and sells crude oil, NGLs, and refined products. In addition, it provides natural gas compression services; treating services, such as carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide removal, natural gas cooling, dehydration, and British thermal unit management services; and manages coal and natural resources properties, as well as sells standing timber, leases coal-related infrastructure facilities, collects oil and gas royalties, and generates a total of 75 megawatts electrical power. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

 

Stocks Highlights: The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), Sonic Corp. (SONC)

The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) had a light trading with around 1.55M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.6M. The stock traded between $21.14 and $21.57 before closing at the price of $21.51 with 1.13% change on the day. The Boca Raton Florida 33487 based company is currently trading 32.29% above its 52 week low of $16.26 and -38.63% below its 52 week high of $35.14. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 34.32 and $30 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through four segments: U.S. Corrections & Detention, GEO Community Services, International Services, and Facility Construction & Design. The company owns, leases, and operates a range of correctional and detention facilities, including maximum, medium, and minimum security prisons; immigration detention centers; minimum security detention centers; and community based re-entry facilities. It offers correctional and detention management services that involves the provision of security, administrative, rehabilitation, education, and food services primarily at adult male correctional and detention facilities; engages in the supervision of adult parolees and probationers, as well as the provision of temporary housing, programming, employment assistance, and other services; and provides residential, detention, shelter care, and community based services with rehabilitative and educational programs. The company also provides monitoring services, and evidence-based supervision and treatment programs for community-based parolees, probationers, and pretrial defendants; and services to immigration and customs enforcement for the provision of services to improve the participation of non-detained aliens in the immigration court system. In addition, it offers transportation services for offender and detainee populations; and prisoner escort and custody services. As of February 21, 2013, the company owned and/or managed 100 facilities totaling approximately 73,000 beds. The GEO Group, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.38% or $0.19 to close the day at $50.4 on active trading volume of 1.56M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.3M. The Columbus Georgia 31901 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 9.78%, compared to the industry which has advanced 7.2% over the same period. With RSI of 54.98, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $58.76, making it a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Sonic Corp. (SONC) shares were down in last trading by -0.41% to $26.56. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -6.48% over the past week and fell -6.15% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.58% below its 50 day moving average and -11.35% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -26.38% decrease in value from its one year high of $36.34. The RSI indicator value of 33.2, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Sonic Corp. operates and franchises a chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants in the United States. As of August 31, 2015, the company operated 3,526 Sonic Drive-Ins in 44 states, which included 387 company drive-ins and 3,139 franchise drive-ins. It also leases real estate properties. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Traders Watch list: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), State Street Corporation (STT)

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) saw its value increase by 2.78% as the stock gained $0.24 to finish the day at a closing price of $8.87. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $4.75-$9.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $8.65 to $8.9 during the day, are up by 6.24% in the past three months and up by 15.7% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.19% above its 20 day moving average and -1.17% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $8.89 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 57.45.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. provides network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations, and carrier partners in the United States. It operates through Consumer and Small Business – ILEC, Carrier, Enterprise, and Small Business – CLEC segments. The Consumer and Small Business – ILEC segment offers consumer services, including high-speed Internet access; Internet security services; online backup service; basic local telephone services, features, and long-distance services; and video services, as well as owns and operates cable television franchises. It also provides services for small business comprising high-speed Internet access, online backup solution, remote tech help services, Web and audio conferencing services, managed Web design services, Web and e-mail hosting services, and fax-to-e-mail services. This segment serves approximately 1.6 million residential and small business customers. The Carrier segment provides products and services to other communications services providers, including special access services, which provide network access and transport services to end users; and fiber-to-tower connections to support backhaul services to wireless carriers. It also offers voice and data transport services to other communications providers on a wholesale basis. The Enterprise segment provides integrated voice and data services, which deliver voice and broadband services over a single Internet connection; multi-site networking services; and other data services, including cloud computing and collocation and managed services as an alternative to traditional information technology infrastructure. The Small Business – CLEC segment offers integrated voice and data services, advanced data, and traditional voice and long-distance services, as well as online backup, managed Web design and Web hosting, and various e-mail services. Windstream Holdings, Inc. is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) shares were up in last trading by 2.01% to $50.86. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 4.74% over the past week and grew 3.84% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.56% below its 50 day moving average and 2.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.05% decrease in value from its one year high of $56.69. The RSI indicator value of 61.35, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

State Street Corporation (STT) traded within a range of $69.84 to $70.88 after opening the day at $70.2. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 7.77% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.73% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $70.63 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -4.67% below its 52 week high of $75.4 and 40.98% above its 12-month low of $50.6. The shares are up by over 13.67% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 83.43 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

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.

 

Traders Recap: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.74% or $0.88 to close the day at $119.92 on lower than average trading volume of 5.02M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.85M. The New Brunswick New Jersey 08933 based company has been outperforming the drug manufacturers – major companies by 7.103% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 19.22% YTD, versus the drug manufacturers – major industry which is up 6.23% for the same period. The RSI of 43.15 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) had a light trading with around 1.05M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.29M. The stock traded between $48.45 and $49.16 before closing at the price of $48.92 with 0.74% change on the day. The Columbus Georgia 31901 based company is currently trading 31.09% above its 52 week low of $37.47 and -13.48% below its 52 week high of $56.69. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.87 and $58.76 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) traded within a range of $5.31 to $5.43 after opening the day at $5.38. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -20.35% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.75% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $5.4 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -36.77% below its 52 week high of $8.54 and 37.06% above its 12-month low of $3.94. The shares are up by over 16.63% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.97 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

SUPERVALU INC., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery wholesaler and retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Wholesale, Save-A-Lot, and Retail. The Wholesale segment offers wholesale distribution of various food and non-food products to independent retail customers, such as single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains, and the military. This segment operates approximately 1,796 stores with a network spanning 40 states. The Save-A-Lot segment owns, operates, and licenses 1,360 discount grocery stores under the Save-A-Lot banner, including 897 licensed Save-A-Lot stores and 463 company-operated stores. The Retail segment operates retail stores that provide groceries and various additional products, including general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products. This segment operates 200 stores under the Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop ’n Save, Farm Fresh, and Hornbacher’s banners, as well as 2 Rainbow and 2 County Market stores. The company provides a range of brand name and private-label products comprising perishable and nonperishable grocery products. SUPERVALU INC. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

 

News Roundup: Tailored Brands Inc (NYSE:TLRD), Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS)

Tailored Brands Inc (NYSE:TLRD) increased +2.75% during last trading as the stock added $0.39 to finish the day at $14.58 with about 999,732.00 shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 780,895.00. The $714.80M market cap company, which fluctuated between $13.99 and $14.73 during the day, currently situated 50.22% above its 52 week low of $9.71 and -74.06% away from its one year high of $56.21. The RSI of 60.35 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now. Tailored Brands, Inc. is a holding company of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. The Company is a specialty apparel retailer offering suits, suit separates, sport coats, slacks, business casual, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes and accessories for men and tuxedo and suit rental product.

Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) gained $0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.35, a 0.43% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 15.19% above its 52 week low of $8.12. A total of 1.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.47M. The stock, which fluctuated between $9.25 and $9.35 during the day, currently situated -15.19% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.86% in the past one month and up by 2.95 % over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $9.68 and RSI of 56.34, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now. Valley National Bancorp is the bank holding company for Valley National Bank (the Bank). The Bank provides a range of commercial, retail, insurance and wealth management financial services products.

Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) had a light trading with around 994,300.00 shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.42M. The stock traded between $48.03 and $48.46 before closing at the price of $48.25 with -0.02% change on the day. The company is currently trading 29.30% above its 52 week low of $37.32 and -14.66% below its 52 week high of $56.54. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 37.93 and $58.76 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks. Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS) is a payment solutions provider that provides services to financial and nonfinancial institutions.

Stocks in Review: Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA), Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), Valley National Bancorp (VLY)

Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA) traded within a range of $27.88 to $28.25 after opening the day at $28.04. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -24.06% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.25% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $28.01 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -38.67% below its 52 week high of $45.3 and 23.12% above its 12-month low of $22.75. The shares are down by over -7.13% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.47 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Voya Financial, Inc. operates as a retirement, investment, and insurance company in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement, Annuities, Investment Management, Individual Life, and Employee Benefits. The Retirement segment offers tax-deferred employer-sponsored retirement savings plans and administrative services in corporate, education, healthcare, and other non-profit and government entities; and rollover individual retirement accounts and other retail financial products, as well as financial advisory services to individual customers. This segment sells its products to small companies, corporations, and government entities directly, as well as through third-party administrators, wirehouse affiliated brokers, registered investment advisors, independent sales agents, and consulting firms. The Annuities segment provides fixed and indexed annuities, tax-qualified mutual fund custodial products, and other investment-only products and payout annuities for pre-retirement wealth accumulation and post-retirement income management through independent marketing organizations, independent and affiliated broker-dealers, banks, independent insurance agents, and pension professionals. The Investment Management segment offers fixed income, equity, multi-asset, and alternative products and solutions to individual and institutional customers directly, as well as through consultant channel, banks, broker-dealers, and independent financial advisers. The Individual Life segment provides wealth protection and transfer opportunities through universal, variable, and term life products. The Employee Benefits segment offers stop loss, group life, voluntary employee-paid, and disability products through brokers, consultants, third-party administrators, and private exchanges. The company was formerly known as ING U.S., Inc. and changed its name to Voya Financial, Inc. in April 2014. Voya Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is based in New York, New York.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.52% or $-0.75 to close the day at $48.57 on active trading volume of 1.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.28M. The Columbus Georgia 31901 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.29%, compared to the industry which has dropped -2.47% over the same period. With RSI of 33.73, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $58.76, making it a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Valley National Bancorp (VLY) dropped $-0.18 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.22, a -1.91% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 13.59% above its 52 week low of $8.31. A total of 1.66M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.78M. The stock, which fluctuated between $9.21 and $9.37 during the day, currently situated -15.09% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.54% in the past one month and up by 3.32% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $9.84 and RSI of 52.04, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Valley National Bancorp operates as the holding company for the Valley National Bank that provides commercial, retail, trust, and investment services. The company operates through Commercial Lending, Consumer Lending, and Investment Management segments. Its deposit products include non-interest bearing, savings, NOW, and money market deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. The company’s loan products comprise construction, residential mortgage, home equity, automobile, and floating rate and adjustable rate commercial and industrial loans, as well as fixed rate owner occupied and commercial real estate loans, credit card loans, personal lines of credit, personal loans, and loans secured by cash surrender value of life insurance. It also invests in securities, such as fixed rate investments, federal funds, and interest-bearing deposits with banks; and offers international banking services, such as standby letters of credit, documentary letters of credit and related products, and other ancillary services. In addition, the company provides asset management advisory, trust, and asset-based lending support services; property and casualty, life, health, and title insurance; and health care equipment and other commercial equipment leases, as well as general aviation aircraft loans and commercial equipment leases, and real estate related investments. Further, it offers other banking services comprising automated teller machine, telephone and Internet banking, remote deposit capturing, overdraft, drive-in and night deposit, and safe deposit services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 227 branches in northern and central New Jersey; the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island; and southeast and central Florida. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey.

Stocks To Watch: Total System Services (TSS), Veeva (VEEV), Sealed Air (SEE)

Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) traded within a range of $36.81 to $38.43 after opening the day at $38.23. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 29.43% so far this year. The stock was down close to -2.43% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $37.34 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -3.54% below its 52 week high of $38.71 and 86.98% above its 12-month low of $19.97. The shares are up by over 36.58% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.66 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Veeva Systems Inc. provides industry cloud software and data solutions for the life sciences industry in North America, the European Union, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company offers Veeva CRM family of applications for multichannel customer relationship management applications that allow pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to market and sell compliantly to physicians, other healthcare professionals, and healthcare organizations through multiple touch points, including in-person, email, and online; and Veeva Vault, a cloud-based content and information management solution that enables the management of content-centric processes in various commercial functions, including medical, sales, and marketing, as well as research and development functions, such as clinical, regulatory, and quality. It also provides Veeva Network master data management solutions for the management of customer master and product master data. In addition, the company offers data and data services, such as Veeva OpenData Customer Data, Compliance Data, Data Services, and Email Services for customer reference data, as well as Veeva KOL Data and services for various opinion leader data. Further, it provides professional and support services in the areas of implementation and deployment planning and project management; requirements analysis, solution design, and configuration; systems environment management and deployment services; services focused on advancing or transforming business and operating processes related to Veeva solutions; technical consulting services related to data migration and systems integrations; training on its solutions; and ongoing managed services, such as outsourced systems administration. The company was formerly known as Verticals onDemand, Inc. and changed its name to Veeva Systems Inc. in April 2009. Veeva Systems Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -2.44% or $-1.15 to close the day at $45.99 on active trading volume of 1.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.77M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28273 based company has been underperforming the packaging & containers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -13.04%, compared to the industry which has dropped -1.4% over the same period. With RSI of 39.44, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $54.15, making it a hold for now.

Sealed Air Corporation provides food safety and security, facility hygiene, and product protection solutions worldwide. The company’s Food Care segment offers integrated system solutions that incorporate equipment systems into customers’ operations; and packaging equipment systems that incorporate various options for loading, filling and dispensing, and retort and aseptic processing conditions. It also provides graphic design, printing, training, field quality assurance, and remote diagnostics services; and clean-in-place and open plant systems that integrate cleaning chemicals, lubricants, floor care equipment, and cleaning tools. This segment offers its products under the Cryovac Grip & Tear, Cryovac Darfresh, Cryovac Mirabella, Simple Steps, Secure Check, Enduro Power, and Optidure brands. Its Diversey Care segment offers Diversey-branded solutions, such as products and dispensing systems for hard surface cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing, hand washing, deodorizing, mechanical and manual ware washing, hard surface and carpeted floor cleaning systems, floor cleaning robots, cleaning tools and utensils, and fabric care for professional laundry applications. The company’s Product Care segment provides product care solutions to meet cushioning, void fill, positioning/block-and-bracing, surface protection, retail display, containment, and dunnage needs under the Bubble Wrap and AirCap, Cryovac, Shanklin, Instapak, Jiffy, and Korrvu brand names. Its Other segment offers medical applications products, such as packaging materials for medical and drug delivery devices; specialty component films for ostomy and colostomy bags; and PVC free film to package pharmaceutical solutions. The company serves food and beverage processing, food service, retail, healthcare and industrial, and commercial and consumer application markets. Sealed Air Corporation was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) dropped $-1.22 to close the day at a new closing price of $48.57, a -2.45% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 30.15% above its 52 week low of $37.47. A total of 2.41M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 1.26M. The stock, which fluctuated between $48.48 and $49.85 during the day, currently situated -14.1% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -8.1% in the past one month and down by -4.85% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $58.76 and RSI of 30.74, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. The company offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the account’s transactions. It also provides fraud management services to monitor the unauthorized use of accounts; fraud detection systems for identifying fraudulent transactions; and other services, such as customized communication services to cardholders, and information verification services associated with granting credit, debt collection, and customer service. In addition, the company offers processing services, acquiring solutions, related systems, and integrated support services, which include processing various payment forms, such as credit, debit, prepaid, electronic benefit transfer, and electronic check; authorization and capture of transactions; clearing and settlement of transactions; information reporting services related to transactions; merchant billing services; and point-of-sale equipment sales and service. Further, it provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and payroll cards, as well as alternative financial services to underbanked and other consumers. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.