Trader Alert: Gigamon Inc. (GIMO), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Gigamon Inc. (GIMO) retreated with the stock falling -28.72% or $-12.65 to close at $31.4 on light trading volume of 12.96M compared its three months average trading volume of 844.82K. The Santa Clara California 95054 based company operating under the Networking & Communication Devices industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 41.19% up for the period and down by -31.06% so far this year. With price target of $60.14 and a 47.9% rebound from 52-week low, Gigamon Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Gigamon Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide customers with visibility and control of network traffic for enterprises and services providers in the United States, rest of Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers traffic visibility fabric solutions consisting of network traffic intelligence, such as controls for traffic selection, forwarding, manipulation, modification, de-duplication, SSL decryption, correlation, sampling, and generation of flow records. The company also provides Flow Mapping technology that identifies and directs incoming traffic to single or various tools based on user-defined rules that could be managed from a centralized management console; and GigaSMART platform, which offers a range of software applications to modify, manipulate, transform, filter, correlate, and sample network traffic. Its products include GigaVUE product family that provides end-user customers to design visibility fabric architectures optimized for a range of scale and performance requirements from monitoring in virtualized server environments, as well as to 1 gigabit appliances to multi-terabit chassis-based solutions. The company also offers ongoing technical support services with hardware and software products, including ongoing maintenance services for hardware and software, which enable the customers to receive ongoing software updates, bug fixes, and repairs; and replacement services for defective hardware. It sells its products directly through direct sales force and a network of channel partners. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) dropped $-0.49 to close the day at a new closing price of $52.25, a -0.93% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 24.5% above its 52 week low of $44.43. A total of 12.93M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.62M. The stock, which fluctuated between $52.21 and $52.83 during the day, currently situated -5.27% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.93% in the past one month and up by 4.72% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $52.82 and RSI of 52.28, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Its Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; messaging services; wireless Internet access services on notebook computers and tablets; multimedia access services; business-focused services; location-based services; global data services; home phone connect services; high-speed Internet service; and network access and value added services to support wireless connections for the Internet of Things (IoT). This segment also provides IoT services that support devices used in health monitoring, education, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as offers wireless devices, including smartphones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. As of December 31, 2015, it had 112.1 million retail connections. The company’s Wireline segment provides high-speed Internet, Fios Internet, and Fios video services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional and long distance calling, and voice messaging services, as well as VoIP services; network products and solutions comprising private Internet protocol (IP), public Internet, Ethernet, and optical networking services; IT infrastructure services, including collocation and managed hosting; cloud services, such as computing, storage, backup, recovery, and application platforms; and business communications services. This segment also offers IoT services; data security services; voice and data services; and data, voice, local dial tone, and broadband services primarily to local, long distance, and other carriers. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) shares were up in last trading by 0.88% to $17.11. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.5% over the past week and fell -8.94% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.94% below its 50 day moving average and -2.63% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -32.24% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI indicator value of 44.01, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

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

 

Investor’s Alert: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.01% or $-0.01 to close the day at $103.43 on lower than average trading volume of 11.44M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.77M. The Santa Clara California 95050 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – specialized companies by 58.2375% for last three months and its recent gains have offset losses to -3.1% YTD, versus the semiconductor – specialized industry which is down -0.73% for the same period. The RSI of 53.26 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. The company has a collaboration with ZENRIN to develop a cloud-to-car HD map solution for self-driving cars. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) had a light trading with around 11.35M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 20.91M. The stock traded between $17.23 and $17.66 before closing at the price of $17.25 with -0.75% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 25.64% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.68% below its 52 week high of $25.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 44.35 and $16.64 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) traded within a range of $10.17 to $11.22 after opening the day at $10.17. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 23.66% so far this year. The stock was up close to 7.52% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $10.87 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 7.09% above its 52 week high of $11.22 and 356.72% above its 12-month low of $2.38. The shares are up by over 59.85% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 76.26 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Array BioPharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule drugs to treat patients with cancer in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company’s drugs in Phase III clinical trials include Binimetinib, Encorafenib, and Selumetinib for the treatment of cancer, as well as ASC08/Danoprevir, a protease inhibitor for hepatitis C virus. Its drug candidates in Phase II clinical trials comprise Filanesib, a kinesin spindle protein inhibitor for multiple myeloma; ARRY-797, a p38 inhibitor for Lamin A/C-related dilated cardiomyopathy; ASLAN001/Varlitinib, a pan-HER2 inhibitor for gastric or breast cancer; Ipatasertib/GDC-0068, an AKT inhibitor for cancer; Motolimod/VTX-2337, a toll-like receptor for cancer; Prexasertib/LY2606368, a chk-1 inhibitor for cancer; LOXO-101, a PanTrk inhibitor for cancer; and ONT-380/ARRY-380, an HER2 inhibitor for breast cancer. The company’s Phase I drugs include GDC-0994, an ERK inhibitor for cancer; and ARRY-382, a CSF1R inhibitor for cancer, as well as Phase Ib drug candidate comprises GDC-0575, a chk-1 inhibitor for cancer. Array BioPharma Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

 

Investor’s Alert: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -2.66% or $-0.26 to close the day at $9.53 on lower than average trading volume of 12.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.02M. The Cleveland Ohio 44114 based company has been outperforming the industrial metals & minerals companies by 66.0889% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 13.32% YTD, versus the industrial metals & minerals industry which is up 12.1% for the same period. The RSI of 57.9 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, produces and supplies iron ore. The company operates five iron ore mines in Michigan and Minnesota; and Koolyanobbing iron ore mining complex located in Western Australia, which produces lump and fines iron ore. It also own two iron ore mines in Eastern Canada. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. sells its iron products to integrated steel companies and steel producers in the United States, China, Canada, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) had a light trading with around 12.37M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.09M. The stock traded between $16.96 and $17.39 before closing at the price of $17.38 with 0.46% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 26.58% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.17% below its 52 week high of $25.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.74 and $16.92 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE) traded within a range of $3.06 to $4 after opening the day at $3.41. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 128.47% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.88% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $3.13 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -47.83% below its 52 week high of $6.48 and 222.68% above its 12-month low of $0.97. The shares are up by over 140.77% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 82.73 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

Uranium Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces uranium. The company has in-situ recovery (ISR) projects and two licensed processing facilities. It owns and operates the Temrezli ISR project in Central Turkey; and controls exploration properties under nine exploration and operating licenses covering approximately 32,000 acres with various exploration targets, including the Sefaatli project. The company also holds interest in approximately 190,000 acres of mineral holdings in the prolific Grants Mineral Belt of the State of New Mexico; and 14,000 acres in the South Texas uranium province. In addition, it holds an agreement to acquire certain placer mining claims in the Sal Rica lithium brine project that covers an area of approximately 9,800 acres located in the Pilot Valley region of northwestern Utah. Uranium Resources, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Centennial, Colorado.

 

Stocks on the Move: Macy’s, Inc. (M), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)

Macy’s, Inc. (M) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -0.53% or $-0.16 to close the day at $30.3 on light trading volume of 10.66M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.45M. The Cincinnati Ohio 45202 based company has been underperforming the department stores group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -18.79%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.94% over the same period. With RSI of 21.65, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $37.6, making it a hold for now.

Macy’s, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores, Websites, and mobile applications in the United States. Its stores and Websites sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The company also operates stores that offer a range of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; home textiles; intimate apparel; and jewelry. As of November 14, 2016, it operated approximately 870 stores under the Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Bluemercury, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, and Macy’s Backstage brands, as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com. In addition, it operates as a beauty products and spa retailer. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy’s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy’s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) fell -0.74% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.13 to finish the day at $17.37 with about 10.44M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 23.21M. The $12.36B market cap company, which fluctuated between $17.32 and $17.78 during the day, currently situated 26.51% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -31.21% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 46.47 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) saw its value increase by 2.37% as the stock gained $1.01 to finish the day at a closing price of $43.61. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $28.94-$48.97 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $42.63 to $43.63 during the day, are down by -1.97% in the past three months and up by 2.78% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.58% above its 20 day moving average and 0.9% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $50.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 56.87. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Buildings and Power Solutions segments. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) traded within a range of $17.94 to $18.32 after opening the day at $18.28. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -3.4% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.27% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $18.2 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -6.57% below its 52 week high of $19.51 and 57.53% above its 12-month low of $12.17. The shares are up by over 19.07% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 48.8 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -4.73% or $-0.94 to close the day at $18.92 on light trading volume of 12.29M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.42M. The Dallas Texas 75225 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas pipelines group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 92.8%, compared to the industry which has advanced 47.56% over the same period. With RSI of 59.56, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $19.5, making it 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.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) gained $0.33 to close the day at a new closing price of $17.5, a 1.92% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 27.46% above its 52 week low of $13.73. A total of 11.89M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 23.64M. The stock, which fluctuated between $17.19 and $17.56 during the day, currently situated -30.69% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -10.16% in the past one month and down by -11.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $16.92 and RSI of 49.61, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

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

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) saw its value increase by 0.47% as the stock gained $0.08 to finish the day at a closing price of $17.17. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $13.73-$25.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $17.11 to $17.43 during the day, are down by -13.59% in the past three months and down by -5.03% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.44% below its 20 day moving average and -4.79% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $17.02 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 44.88.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

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

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) shares were up in last trading by 2.72% to $40.78. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.45% over the past week and grew 6.14% in the past month. It is currently trading 4.46% above its 50 day moving average and 0.76% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.38% decrease in value from its one year high of $45.79. The RSI indicator value of 69.04, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. The company’s Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals to treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Ménière’s disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraines; anti-infective clarithromycin; and influenza vaccines, as well as to regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Its Diagnostic Products segment provides immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays used to screen and/or diagnosis cancer, cardiac, drugs of abuse, fertility, infectious diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring; hematology systems and reagents; diagnostic systems and cartridges; instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and instrument used to identify infection-causing pathogens. The company’s Nutritional Products segment provides pediatric and adult nutritional products, such as prepared infant and follow-on formulas. Its Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular disease. The company also provides blood and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract and LASIK surgery, contact lens care, and dry eye products. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) traded within a range of $22.41 to $23.57 after opening the day at $23.57. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.17% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.95% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $23.1 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -6.57% below its 52 week high of $24.79 and 101.04% above its 12-month low of $11.62. The shares are up by over 2.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 41.84 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company provides technology solutions to business and public sector enterprises. It operates through Enterprise Group, Software, Enterprise Services, and Financial Services segments. The Enterprise Group segment offers industry standard servers and mission-critical servers to address the array of its customers’ computing needs; converged storage solutions, including 3PAR StoreServ, StoreOnce, all-flash arrays, and software defined and StoreVirtual products; wireless local area network equipment, mobility and security software, switches, routers, and network management products; and support and technology consulting services. The Software segment offers software to capture, store, explore, analyze, protect, and share information and insights within and outside organizations; HP Vertica, an analytics database technology for machine, structured, and semi-structured data; and HP IDOL, an analytics tool for human information, as well as solutions for archiving, data protection, eDiscovery, information governance, and enterprise content management. This segment also provides application delivery management, enterprise security, and IT operations management software products. The Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services in infrastructure, applications, and business process domains within traditional and strategic enterprise service (SES) offerings, which include analytics and data management, security, and cloud services. The Financial Services segment provides leasing, financing, IT consumption and utility programs, and asset management services. The company markets and sells its products through resellers, distribution partners, original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

 

Stocks Buzz: Citigroup Inc. (C), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Citigroup Inc. (C) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.74% or $-1.07 to close the day at $60.34 on light trading volume of 18.31M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 21.04M. The New York New York 10013 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 21.51%, compared to the industry which has advanced 1.55% over the same period. With RSI of 61.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $62.12, making it a hold for now.

Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment offers traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, commercial banking, Citi-branded cards, and Citi retail services. This segment also provides various banking, credit card lending, and investment services through a network of local branches, offices, and electronic delivery systems. In addition, it offers wholesale banking products and services to corporate, institutional, public sector, and high-net-worth clients. Further, this segment provides fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance, and securities services. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 2,994 branches in 24 countries. The Citi Holdings segment provides consumer loans; portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets; and retail alternative investment and other services. Citigroup Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) grew with the stock adding 4.27% or $0.15 to close at $3.66 on active trading volume of 18.09M compared its three months average trading volume of 13.6M. The Chicago Illinois 60654 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 20.79% up for the period and up by 10.24% so far this year. With price target of $5.13 and a 70.23% rebound from 52-week low, Groupon, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It also provides deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. The company offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, home and garden, and automotive; and deals on various product lines, such as electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, household items, and apparel, as well as provides discounted and market rates for hotel, airfare, and package deals. It offers its deal offerings to customers through Websites; search engines; and mobile applications and mobile browsers, which enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices, as well as sends emails to its subscribers with deal offerings that are targeted by location and personal preferences. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Groupon, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Point, LLC.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.36% or $0.23 to close the day at $17.09 on lower than average trading volume of 17.05M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.88M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers companies by -31.268% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 4.85% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 3.62% for the same period. The RSI of 44.42 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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

 

Stocks To Track: Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI), Intel Corporation (INTC), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI) climbed 40.82% during last trading as the stock added $0.4 to finish the day at $1.38 with about 16.48M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 3.02M. The $69.28M market cap company, which fluctuated between $0.92 and $1.67 during the day, currently situated 130% above its 52 week low of $0.6 and -74.91% away from its one year high of $4.97. The RSI of 52.2 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company’s oil and liquids weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas. It also owns and operates oil-producing assets in the North Park Basin in Colorado; and the McKamie Patton Field in Southern Arkansas. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Intel Corporation (INTC) dropped $-0.19 to close the day at a new closing price of $36.41, a -0.52% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 34.69% above its 52 week low of $27.68. A total of 15.9M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 20.51M. The stock, which fluctuated between $36.34 and $36.77 during the day, currently situated -4.36% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 6.59% in the past one month and down by -2.28% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $39.89 and RSI of 54.96, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. The company’s platforms are used in various computing applications comprising notebooks, 2 in 1 systems, desktops, servers, tablets, smartphones, wireless and wired connectivity products, wearables, retail devices, and manufacturing devices, as well as for retail, transportation, industrial, buildings, home use, and other market segments. It offers microprocessors that processes system data and controls other devices in the system; chipsets, which send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; and system-on-chip products that integrate its central processing units with other system components onto a single chip. The company also provides communication and connectivity offerings, such as baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and tablet, phone, and Internet of Things solutions, which include multimode 4G LTE modems, Bluetooth technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, and interoperability tests, as well as home gateway and set-top box components. In addition, it offers security solutions for computers, mobile devices, and networks, as well as software and services for technology integration; NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives; and custom foundry services, including custom silicon, packaging, and manufacturing test services. The company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) had a light trading with around 15.85M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 25.98M. The stock traded between $16.5 and $16.94 before closing at the price of $16.86 with 2.55% change on the day. The company is currently trading 22.8% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -33.23% below its 52 week high of $25.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 41.8 and $17.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

 

Stocks Roundup: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Medtronic plc (MDT)

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) retreated with the stock falling 0% or $0 to close at $69.05 on active trading volume of 11.82M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.45M. The Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 based company operating under the Entertainment – Diversified industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 26.2% up for the period and down by 0% so far this year. With price target of $76.14 and a 34.16% rebound from 52-week low, Comcast Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; and advertising services on cable networks, as well as on other platforms, such as digital, radio, and print media. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital media properties, which primarily include brand-aligned Websites. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and related digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment, principally under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, and Focus Features names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida, as well as in Hollywood, California; Universal studios theme park in Osaka, Japan; Wet ‘n Wild, a water park in Orlando, Florida; and CityWalk, a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) had a light trading with around 11.13M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 26.4M. The stock traded between $16.21 and $16.45 before closing at the price of $16.44 with 0.86% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 19.74% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -34.89% below its 52 week high of $25.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $17.02 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

Medtronic plc (MDT) saw its value decrease by -0.87% as the stock dropped $-0.62 to finish the day at a closing price of $70.61. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $69.35-$89.27 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $69.35 to $71.03 during the day, are down by -17.78% in the past three months and down by -18% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.08% below its 20 day moving average and -7.82% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $85.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 31.17.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Medtronic plc manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company’s Cardiac and Vascular Group segment offers pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, AF products, diagnostics and monitoring devices, and remote monitoring and patient-centered software; and heart valves, percutaneous coronary intervention stent products, surgical valve replacement and repair products, endovascular stent grafts, peripheral vascular intervention products, and products to treat superficial and deep venous diseases. Its Minimally Invasive Therapies Group segment provides gastrointestinal diagnostics, ablation, and interventional lung solutions; stapling, vessel sealing, and other surgical instruments; sutures; electrosurgery products; hernia mechanical devices; mesh implants; products for patient monitoring and recovery; sensors; monitors; compression and dialysis, enteral feeding, and wound care products; and operating room supplies, electrodes, needles, syringes, and sharps disposals. The company’s Restorative Therapies Group segment offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery systems for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, overactive bladder, urinary retention, fecal incontinence, and gastroparesis; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and neurological disorders; systems that incorporate advanced energy surgical instruments; products for haemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone; and image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems. Its Diabetes Group segment provides insulin pumps and consumables; continuous glucose monitoring systems; and Web-based therapy management software solutions. It serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients. Medtronic plc was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Stocks Buzz: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Hecla Mining Company (HL), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 0.49% or $0.27 to close the day at $55.11 on light trading volume of 15.09M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 28.61M. The San Francisco California 94104 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 4.64%, compared to the industry which has dropped -7.8% over the same period. With RSI of 57.77, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $55.8, making it a hold for now.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. Its Community Banking segment offers checking, savings, market rate, individual retirement, and health savings accounts, as well as time deposits and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and debit and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company’s Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2015, it operated through approximately 8,700 locations and 12,500 ATMs & offices in 36 countries. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) retreated with the stock falling -4.55% or $-0.25 to close at $5.24 on active trading volume of 14.39M compared its three months average trading volume of 12.23M. The Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83815 based company operating under the Silver industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 178.02% up for the period and up by 178.02% so far this year. With price target of $6.44 and a 262.39% rebound from 52-week low, Hecla Mining Company has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters and brokers. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska; the Lucky Friday unit located in the Coeur d’Alene mining district in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) managed to rebound with the stock declining -0.55% or $-0.09 to close the day at $16.3 on lower than average trading volume of 13.99M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 26.46M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers companies by -29.2367% for last three months and its recent losses have pulled the stock down -29.56% YTD, versus the internet information providers industry which is up 1.76% for the same period. The RSI of 32.43 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

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