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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.17% or $-0.04 to close the day at $23.08 on active trading volume of 90.48M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 117.05M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 110.05%, compared to the industry which has advanced 29.79% over the same period. With RSI of 52.91, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.86, making it a hold for now.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) retreated with the stock falling -5.06% or $-0.83 to close at $15.58 on active trading volume of 72.97M compared its three months average trading volume of 17.79M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 8.87% up for the period and down by -4.42% so far this year. With price target of $16.57 and a 13.47% rebound from 52-week low, Twitter, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.19% or $0.16 to close the day at $13.58 on lower than average trading volume of 54.51M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 57.27M. The Sunnyvale California 94088 based company has been outperforming the semiconductor – broad line companies by 95.5737% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 19.75% YTD, versus the semiconductor – broad line industry which is up 5.43% for the same period. The RSI of 72.32 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company’s products primarily include x86 microprocessors as an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products. It provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Sempron APU and CPU, and AMD Pro A-Series APU brands; and microprocessors for notebook and 2-in-1s under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD C-Series, AMD Z-Series, AMD FX APU, AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Turion, and AMD Sempron APU and CPU brands. The company also offers chipsets with and without integrated graphics features for desktop, notebook PCs, and servers, as well as controller hub-based chipsets for its APUs under the AMD brand; and AMD PRO mobile and desktop processors. In addition, it provides discrete desktop graphics products and discrete GPUs for notebooks under the AMD Radeon brand; professional graphics products under the AMD FirePro brand; and customer-specific solutions based on AMD’s CPU, GPU, and multi-media technologies. Further, the company offers microprocessors for server platforms under the AMD Opteron; embedded processor solutions for interactive digital signage, casino gaming, and medical imaging under the AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon, AMD Sempron, AMD Geode, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; and semi-custom SoC products that power the Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. sells its products through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), General Electric Company (GE), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) climbed 2.52% during last trading as the stock added $0.46 to finish the day at $18.72 with about 37.12M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 16.29M. The $13.51B market cap company, which fluctuated between $18.05 and $18.77 during the day, currently situated 36.34% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -25.86% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 64.05 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.

General Electric Company (GE) dropped $-0.13 to close the day at a new closing price of $29.43, a -0.44% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 11.16% above its 52 week low of $27.1. A total of 32.09M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 31.69M. The stock, which fluctuated between $29.26 and $29.54 during the day, currently situated -10.12% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -6.45% in the past one month and up by 0.41% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $34.13 and RSI of 25.76, the stock still has upside potential, making it a buy for now.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. Its Power segment offers gas and steam power systems; maintenance, service, and upgrade solutions; distributed power gas engines; water treatment, wastewater treatment, and process system solutions; and nuclear reactors, fuels, and support services. The company’s Renewable Energy segment offers wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; and solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry. Its Oil and Gas segment offers turbomachinery solutions; surface and subsea drilling and production systems, and equipment for floating production platforms; measurement and control products; and compressors, pumps, valves, and natural gas solutions. The company’s Energy Management segment offers industrial and grid solutions, and power conversion systems. Its Aviation segment designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components, electric power, and mechanical aircraft systems; and offers aftermarket services. The company’s Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and cellular technologies; and healthcare information technology products. Its Transportation segment offers freight and passenger locomotives, parts, wreck repair, software-enabled solutions, mining equipment and services, marine diesel engines, and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair, and upgrade services. GE’s Appliances & Lighting segment sells and services home appliances; and manufactures, sources, and sells lighting solutions. Its Capital segment offers commercial lending and leasing, factoring, energy financial, and aircraft financing and leasing services. GE also designs powder bed-based laser additive manufacturing machines. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) had a light trading with around 30.14M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 33.58M. The stock traded between $15.23 and $15.79 before closing at the price of $15.53 with 0.06% change on the day. The Phoenix Arizona 85004 based company is currently trading 233.98% above its 52 week low of $4.65 and -8.97% below its 52 week high of $17.06. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.17 and $14.47 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company was formerly known as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. and changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in July 2014. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Stocks in Review: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Bank of America Corporation (BAC), Ford Motor Company (F)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) traded within a range of $17.41 to $17.97 after opening the day at $17.7. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 10% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.82% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $17.93 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -28.99% below its 52 week high of $25.25 and 30.59% above its 12-month low of $13.73. The shares are up by over 1.99% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 58.93 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

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.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.73% or $-0.17 to close the day at $23.12 on active trading volume of 91.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 120.61M. The Charlotte North Carolina 28255 based company has been outperforming the money center banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 81.33%, compared to the industry which has advanced 18.55% over the same period. With RSI of 54.68, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $24.79, making it a hold for now.

Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. It operates through five segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and Legacy Assets & Servicing. The Consumer Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, noninterest- and interest-bearing checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards, residential mortgages and home equity loans, and direct and indirect loans. This segment provides its products and services through approximately 4,700 financial centers, 16,000 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile platforms. The Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products, as well as wealth management and customized solutions. The Global Banking segment provides lending products and services, including commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate lending, and asset-based lending; treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; working capital management solutions; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The Global Markets segment offers market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services, as well as risk management, foreign exchange, fixed-income, and mortgage-related products. The Legacy Assets & Servicing segment engages in mortgage servicing activities related to residential first mortgage and home equity loans; and managing legacy exposures related to mortgage origination, sales, and servicing. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ford Motor Company (F) dropped $-0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $12.52, a -0.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 18.6% above its 52 week low of $11.07. A total of 26.79M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 37.52M. The stock, which fluctuated between $12.46 and $12.61 during the day, currently situated -8.43% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -0.38% in the past one month and up by 12.09% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $13.09 and RSI of 52.69, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Ford Motor Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, as well as offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, as well as through dealerships to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It provides financing products, including retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.

 

Stocks in Focus: Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP), Symantec Corporation (SYMC), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP) had a light trading with around 1.9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.15M. The stock traded between $57.13 and $58.23 before closing at the price of $57.62 with 0.79% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 330.87% above its 52 week low of $14.55 and -4.44% below its 52 week high of $61.25. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 53.25 and $56.94 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

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

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 1.03% or $0.28 to close the day at $27.55 on active trading volume of 9.92M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.1M. The Mountain View California 94043 based company has been outperforming the security software & services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 76.47%, compared to the industry which has advanced 43.66% over the same period. With RSI of 78.86, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $26.95, making it a hold for now.

Symantec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer Security and Enterprise Security. The Consumer Security segment offers Norton-branded services that provide multi-layer security and identity protection on desktop and mobile operating systems to defend against online threats to individuals, families, and small businesses. Its Norton Security products help customers protect against complex threats and address the need for identity protection, while also managing mobile and digital data, such as personal financial records, photos, music, and videos. The Enterprise Security segment provides threat protection products, information protection products, cyber security services, and Website security offerings. Its products protect customer data from threats, such as advanced protection threats, malicious spam and phishing attacks, malware, drive-by Website infections, hackers, and cyber criminals; prevent the loss of confidential data by insiders; and help customers achieve and maintain compliance with laws and regulations. This segment delivers its solutions through various methods, such as software, appliance, software-as-a-service, and managed services. The company serves individuals, households, and small businesses; small, medium, and large enterprises; and government and public sector customers. It markets and sells its products and related services through direct sales force, e-commerce platforms, distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, wireless carriers, retailers, original equipment manufacturers, and retail and online stores. Symantec Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) shares were up in last trading by 4.01% to $17.62. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.66% over the past week and grew 7.5% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.35% below its 50 day moving average and 0.34% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -30.22% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI indicator value of 57.67, 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.

 

Stocks To Track: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) fell -1.43% during last trading as the stock lost $-0.24 to finish the day at $16.57 with about 11.84M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 17.57M. The $11.85B market cap company, which fluctuated between $16.53 and $16.97 during the day, currently situated 20.68% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -34.38% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 40.82 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.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) gained $2.12 to close the day at a new closing price of $111.77, a 1.93% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 355.94% above its 52 week low of $24.75. A total of 11.78M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 17.67M. The stock, which fluctuated between $108.85 and $111.89 during the day, currently situated -6.8% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -4.73% in the past one month and up by 55.12% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $99.67 and RSI of 63.14, the stock still has upside potential, making it a 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.

Chevron Corporation (CVX) had a light trading with around 11.69M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.03M. The stock traded between $112.85 and $114.7 before closing at the price of $113.79 with -2.37% change on the day. The San Ramon California 94583 based company is currently trading 48.85% above its 52 week low of $79.85 and -4.38% below its 52 week high of $119. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 40 and $125.67 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. The Upstream segment is involved in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas; processing, liquefaction, transportation, and regasification associated with liquefied natural gas; transportation of crude oil through pipelines; and transportation, storage, and marketing of natural gas, as well as operates a gas-to-liquids plant. The Downstream segment engages in refining crude oil into petroleum products; marketing crude oil and refined products; transporting crude oil and refined products through pipeline, marine vessel, motor equipment, and rail car; and manufacturing and marketing commodity petrochemicals, and fuel and lubricant additives, as well as plastics for industrial uses. It is also involved in the cash management and debt financing activities; corporate administrative operations; insurance operations; real estate activities; and technology businesses. Further, the company holds interests in power plants, as well as operates geothermal plants; and engages in the transportation of refined products primarily in the coastal waters of the United States. The company was formerly known as ChevronTexaco Corporation and changed its name to Chevron Corporation in 2005. Chevron Corporation was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

 

Trader Alert: HP Inc. (HPQ), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

HP Inc. (HPQ) grew with the stock adding 0.13% or $0.02 to close at $15.19 on light trading volume of 12.07M compared its three months average trading volume of 12.27M. The Palo Alto California 94304 based company operating under the Diversified Computer Systems industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 63.63% up for the period and up by 2.36% so far this year. With price target of $16.19 and a 77.03% rebound from 52-week low, HP Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, solutions, and services, as well as scanning devices; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and 3D printing solutions. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) gained $1.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $44.94, a 2.37% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 71.85% above its 52 week low of $26.15. A total of 11.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.77M. The stock, which fluctuated between $44.09 and $45 during the day, currently situated 0.04% above its 52 week high. The stock is up by 16.73% in the past one month and up by 5.52% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $45.55 and RSI of 76.86, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

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

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) shares were up in last trading by 1.27% to $16.73. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.22% over the past week and grew 1.95% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.23% below its 50 day moving average and -4.75% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -33.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI indicator value of 42.8, 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.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH) traded within a range of $0.308 to $0.49 after opening the day at $0.32. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -48.16% so far this year. The stock was up close to 52.85% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $0.48 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -99.57% below its 52 week high of $7.1984 and 58.91% above its 12-month low of $0.3001. The shares are down by over -79.44% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 33.56 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Delcath Systems, Inc. operates as a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company focusing on cancers of the liver. The company is developing its proprietary product-Melphalan Hydrochloride for injection for use with the Delcath Hepatic Delivery System; and markets melphalan hydrochloride as a device under the trade name Delcath Hepatic CHEMOSAT Delivery System for Melphalan in Europe. Its primary focus is on the execution of its clinical development program in ocular melanoma liver metastases, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, and certain other cancers that are metastatic to the liver. Delcath Systems, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.54% or $-0.09 to close the day at $16.52 on light trading volume of 12.72M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 18.81M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been underperforming the internet information providers group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -2.94%, compared to the industry which has advanced 19.44% over the same period. With RSI of 37.3, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $16.39, 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.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) dropped $-2.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $111.76, a -1.89% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 19.66% above its 52 week low of $99.78. A total of 12.43M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7M. The stock, which fluctuated between $111.15 and $113.3 during the day, currently situated -10.14% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.08% in the past one month and down by -0.8% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $125.05 and RSI of 30.13, the stock still has upside potential, making it a 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.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.29% or $0.17 to close the day at $58.88 on light trading volume of 12.15M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.23M. The Winston-Salem North Carolina 27101 based company has been outperforming the cigarettes group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 31.55%, compared to the industry which has advanced 8.29% over the same period. With RSI of 81.08, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $56.1, making it a hold for now.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. It operates through RJR Tobacco, Santa Fe, and American Snuff segments. The RJR Tobacco segment offers cigarettes under the NEWPORT, CAMEL, PALL MALL, DORAL, MISTY, and CAPRI brands; and CAMEL Snus, a smoke-free tobacco product, as well as manages various licensed brands, including DUNHILL and STATE EXPRESS 555. The Santa Fe segment manufactures and markets cigarettes and other tobacco products under the NATURAL AMERICAN SPIRIT brand. The American Snuff segment provides smokeless tobacco products, such as moist snuff under GRIZZLY and KODIAK brand names. The company also manufactures and markets digital vapor cigarettes under the VUSE brand name; and markets nicotine replacement therapy products under the ZONNIC brand. It distributes its products primarily through direct wholesale deliveries from a local distribution center and public warehouses. Reynolds American Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) climbed 0.18% during last trading as the stock added $0.03 to finish the day at $16.61 with about 11.78M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.55M. The $12.02B market cap company, which fluctuated between $16.46 and $16.81 during the day, currently situated 20.98% above its 52 week low of $13.73 and -34.22% away from its one year high of $25.25. The RSI of 38.34 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.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) saw its value increase by 0.27% as the stock gained $0.11 to finish the day at a closing price of $41.43. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $39.88-$47.13 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $41.21 to $41.5 during the day, are down by -0.36% in the past three months and down by -8.09% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.08% above its 20 day moving average and 0.45% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $45.09 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 52.37. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company’s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, and Ice Dew brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Eye Catching Stocks: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.69% or $0.36 to close the day at $52.72 on active trading volume of 15.47M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 14.7M. The New York New York 10036 based company has been outperforming the telecom services – domestic group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 19.93%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.06% over the same period. With RSI of 57.26, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $53.27, 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.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) fell 0% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $4.59 with about 15.34M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 35.95M. The $22.15B market cap company, which fluctuated between $4.57 and $4.61 during the day, currently situated 39.85% above its 52 week low of $3.29 and -1.61% away from its one year high of $4.66. The RSI of 53.24 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. It also streams music and non-music channels over the Internet; and offer applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. In addition, the company distributes satellite radios through the sale and lease of new vehicles; and acquires subscribers through the sale and lease of previously owned vehicles with factory-installed satellite radios. Its satellite radio systems include satellites, terrestrial repeaters, and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Further, the company provides satellite television services, which offer music channels on the DISH NETWORK satellite television service as a programming package; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedule and scores, and movie listings; real-time traffic services; and real-time weather services. Additionally, it offers location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company also sells satellite and Internet radios directly to consumers through its Website, as well as through national and regional retailers. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) saw its value decrease by -1.25% as the stock dropped $-0.21 to finish the day at a closing price of $16.58. 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 $16.46 to $16.9 during the day, are down by -2.87% in the past three months and down by -9.84% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.13% below its 20 day moving average and -7.71% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $16.39 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 37.21. 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.