Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) grew with the stock adding 0.26% or $0.18 to close at $69.63 on light trading volume of 6.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 8.68M. The Bentonville Arkansas 72716 based company operating under the Discount, Variety Stores industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 22.9% up for the period and up by 16.06% so far this year. With price target of $74.85 and a 27.42% rebound from 52-week low, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com. It offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products, which include pharmacy, optical services, clinical services, over-the-counter drugs, and other medical products. The company also provides electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid service, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, and sporting goods, as well as fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark. As of June 20, 2016, it operated 11,527 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce Websites in 11 countries. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Hologic Inc. (HOLX) had a active trading with around 6.78M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.17M. The stock traded at the price of $37.19 with 5.15% change on the day. The Marlborough Massachusetts 01752 based company is currently trading 16.8% above its 52 week low of $31.84 and -10.73% below its 52 week high of $41.66. Both the RSI indicator and target price of and $43.2 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.
Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The Diagnostics segment provides Aptima family of assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assays, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, fetal fibronectin tests, Procleix family of assays for blood screening, and virology and infectious disease products. The Breast Health segment offers breast imaging and related products and accessories, including digital and film-based mammography systems; computer-aided detection (CAD) for mammography; invasive breast biopsy devices; breast biopsy site markers; breast biopsy guidance systems; and breast brachytherapy products. This segment also provides Dimensions platform, a mammography gantry for 2D and tomosynthesis image acquisition and display; C-View that provides a 2D image; Selenia digital mammography platform; and SecurView Workstations. The GYN Surgical segment offers NovaSure system to treat women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding; and MyoSure system for the hysteroscopic removal of fibroids. The Skeletal Health segment provides discovery and horizon X-ray bone densitometers that assess the bone density of fracture sites; and mini C-arm imaging systems to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures on a patient’s extremities, such as the hand, wrist, knee, foot, and ankle. Hologic, Inc. sells its products through direct sales and service forces, and a network of independent distributors and sales representatives. The company has a strategic alliance with Quest Diagnostics Incorporated. Hologic, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Coty Inc. (COTY) saw its value increase by 0.45% as the stock gained $0.1 to finish the day at a closing price of $22.35. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $21.48-$31.6 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $22.18 to $22.46 during the day, are down by -18.34% in the past three months and down by -15.97% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.51% below its 20 day moving average and -7.72% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.58 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 36.33.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.
Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin & Body Care, and Brazil Acquisition. It offers fragrances under the Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Davidoff, Chloé, Balenciaga, Beyoncé, Bottega Veneta, Guess?, Katy Perry, Miu Miu, and Roberto Cavalli brand names. The company also provides lip, eye, nail, and facial color products under the Bourjois, Rimmel, Sally Hansen, and OPI brands. In addition, it offers shower gels, deodorants, skin care, and sun treatment products under the adidas, Lancaster, philosophy, and Playboy brand names. The company also markets its products under the Astor, Coty, Joop!, Jovan, Manhattan, and N.Y.C. New York Color brands. It sells its products through retailers, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, independent and chain drug stores and pharmacies, upscale perfumeries, upscale and mid-tier department stores, nail salons, specialty retailers, duty-free shops and traditional food, and drug and mass retailers. Coty Inc. was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in New York, New York.