3 Stocks in Focus: Zosano Pharma Corporation (ZSAN), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)

Zosano Pharma Corporation (ZSAN) climbed 41.09% during last trading as the stock added $0.83 to finish the day at $2.85 with about 35.15M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.2M. The $49.16M market cap company, which fluctuated between $2.02 and $3.49 during the day, currently situated 530.53% above its 52 week low of $0.45 and 0.71% away from its one year high of $3.49. The RSI of 90.61 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Zosano Pharma Corporation, a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company, develops a proprietary transdermal microneedle patch system to deliver drug formulations through the skin for the treatment of various indications. The company’s product candidate is ZP-Triptan, a proprietary formulation of zolmitriptan used for the treatment of migraine, which has completed a Phase I clinical trial. Its product candidates also include ZP-PTH, a proprietary formulation of teriparatide that is used for the treatment of severe osteoporosis; and ZP-Glucagon, a proprietary formulation of glucagon that is intended for the emergency rescue of patients suffering from life-threatening, severe hypoglycemia. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) dropped $-0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $2.67, a -1.11% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 46.7% above its 52 week low of $1.84. A total of 31.62M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.01M. The stock, which fluctuated between $2.55 and $2.69 during the day, currently situated -13.31% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.52% in the past one month and down by -6.32% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.27 and RSI of 54.79, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) had a light trading with around 31.31M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.39M. The stock traded between $1.41 and $1.73 before closing at the price of $1.62 with 14.08% change on the day. The Gaithersburg Maryland 20878 based company is currently trading 39.66% above its 52 week low of $1.16 and -80.92% below its 52 week high of $8.49. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 74.34 and $3.29 respectively, lead us to believe that it could drop over the coming weeks.

Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company, focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. The company produces its vaccines using its proprietary recombinant nanoparticle vaccine technology. Its product pipeline includes respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidates for elderly and maternal immunization that are in Phase III clinical trials, as well as pediatric RSV candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trial; seasonal quadrivalent influenza and pandemic H7N9 vaccines, which are in Phase II clinical trials; vaccine candidate against Ebola Virus that is Phase I clinical trial, as well as combination respiratory vaccine candidate and seasonal influenza vaccine candidate that is in pre-clinical trial; and rabies G protein vaccine candidate, which is in Phase I/II clinical trial. The company also has pre-clinical stage programs for various infectious diseases, including the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; and develops technology for the production of immune stimulating saponin-based adjuvants. Novavax, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

 

Stocks in Review: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (MSTX)

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) traded within a range of $32.87 to $35.1 after opening the day at $33.82. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -10.07% so far this year. The stock was down close to -8.9% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $35.1 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -38.41% below its 52 week high of $56.99 and 5.12% above its 12-month low of $32.87. The shares are down by over -1.6% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 21.41 is bullish. They are not pointing to a rebound in the stock. We should get in as it looks to have found a bottom.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe. Its grocery products include infant formula; infant, toddler, and kids foods; diapers and wipes; rice and grain-based products; flour and baking mixes; breads, hot and cold cereals, pasta, condiments, cooking and culinary oils, granolas, granola bars, and cereal bars; canned, chilled fresh, aseptic, and instant soups; Greek-style yogurt; chilies and packaged grains; and chocolates and nut butters, as well as plant-based beverages and frozen desserts, such as soy, rice, almond, and coconut. The company’s grocery products also comprise juices, hot-eating, chilled and frozen desserts, cookies, crackers, gluten-free frozen entrees and bars, frozen pastas and ethnic meals, frozen fruits and vegetables, cut fresh fruits, refrigerated and frozen soy protein meat-alternative products, tofu, seitan and tempeh products, jams, fruit spreads and jelly, honey, marmalade, and other food products. In addition, it provides snack products, such as potato, root vegetable, and other vegetable chips, as well as straws, tortilla chips, whole grain chips, pita chips, puffs, and popcorn; specialty teas, including herbal, green, black, wellness, rooibos, and chai tea lattes; ready-to-drink beverages comprising organic kombucha and chai tea lattes; personal care products consisting of skin, hair and oral care, deodorants, baby care items, acne treatment, body washes, and sunscreens; and poultry and protein products, such as turkey and chicken products. The company sells its products through specialty and natural food distributors, supermarkets, natural food stores, mass-market and e-commerce retailers, food service channels and club, and drug and convenience stores in approximately 70 countries worldwide. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Lake Success, New York.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.94% or $0.05 to close the day at $2.63 on light trading volume of 11.19M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.92M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been outperforming the multimedia & graphics software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 43.72%, compared to the industry which has advanced 54.24% over the same period. With RSI of 52.46, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3.27, making it a hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (MSTX) dropped $-0.01 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.14, a -3.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 102.71% above its 52 week low of $0.068. A total of 11.17M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.58M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.1163 and $0.158 during the day, currently situated -80.01% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.36% in the past one month and up by 77.38% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $2.5 and RSI of 58.93, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Mast Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapies for serious or life-threatening diseases with significant unmet needs. The company’s lead product candidate is MST-188 (vepoloxamer), an injection used for the treatment of sickle cell disease, arterial disease, and heart failure. It also develops AIR001, a sodium nitrite solution for intermittent inhalation via nebulizer, as well as for the treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. The company was formerly known as ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Mast Therapeutics, Inc. in March 2013. Mast Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: Biocept, Inc. (BIOC), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) saw its value increase by 29.59% as the stock gained $0.5 to finish the day at a closing price of $2.19. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $0.74-$5.64 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $1.94 to $2.28 during the day, are up by 171.31% in the past three months and up by 247.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading 31.65% above its 20 day moving average and 82.51% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $0 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 68.15.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Biocept, Inc., a cancer diagnostics company, develops and commercializes proprietary circulating tumor cell (CTC) and circulating tumor DNA assays utilizing a standard blood sample. The company’s cancer assays provide an information to oncologists and other physicians that enable them to select personalized treatment for their patients based on detailed data on the characteristics of tumors. It offers assays for solid tumor indications, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and melanoma. The company sells its cancer diagnostic assays directly to oncologists and other physicians at private and group practices, hospitals, and cancer centers in the United States, as well as markets its clinical trial and research services to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, and clinical research organizations. Biocept, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) shares were up in last trading by 1.29% to $7.07. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 5.21% over the past week and grew 1% in the past month. It is currently trading -12.73% below its 50 day moving average and -19.33% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -41.03% decrease in value from its one year high of $11.99. The RSI indicator value of 44.41, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) traded within a range of $2.47 to $2.57 after opening the day at $2.54. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -1.95% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.8% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $2.52 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -18.18% below its 52 week high of $3.08 and 41.57% above its 12-month low of $1.81. The shares are down by over -12.5% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 38.75 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

3 Stocks in Focus: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), Sabre Corporation (SABR)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) climbed 1.18% during last trading as the stock added $0.03 to finish the day at $2.57 with about 27.67M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.35M. The $2.28B market cap company, which fluctuated between $2.43 and $2.58 during the day, currently situated 44.38% above its 52 week low of $1.78 and -16.56% away from its one year high of $3.08. The RSI of 41.89 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) dropped $-0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $3.27, a -1.8% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 8.76% above its 52 week low of $3.1. A total of 24.34M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 20.24M. The stock, which fluctuated between $3.26 and $3.35 during the day, currently situated -38.75% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -12.8% in the past one month and up by 8.06% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $4.65 and RSI of 35.43, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Sabre Corporation (SABR) had a active trading with around 23.53M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.59M. The stock traded between $21.42 and $23.43 before closing at the price of $22.21 with -10.48% change on the day. The Southlake Texas 76092 based company is currently trading 2.8% above its 52 week low of $21.42 and -24.29% below its 52 week high of $29.76. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 20.52 and $30.73 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Sabre Corporation provides technology solutions to the travel and tourism industry. The company operates through two segments, Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. The Travel Network segment operates a business-to-business travel marketplace that offers travel content, such as inventory, prices, and availability from a range of travel suppliers, including airlines, hotels, car rental brands, rail carriers, cruise lines, and tour operators with a network of travel buyers comprising online and offline travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments. The Airline and Hospitality Solutions segment offers a portfolio of software technology products and solutions through software-as-a-service and hosted delivery models to airlines, hotel properties, and other travel suppliers. This segment provides SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service, a reservation system that provides capabilities around managing sales and customer service across an airline’s diverse touch points; Sabre AirVision Marketing & Planning, a set of airline commercial planning solutions; and Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations, a set of solutions for the holistic planning and management of airline, airport, and customer operations. In addition, this segment offers software and solutions to hotel properties comprising central reservation system, property management solution, and marketing and consulting services. Sabre Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Southlake, Texas.

 

Worth Watching Stocks: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) saw its value decrease by -0.09% as the stock dropped $-0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $21.43. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $18.48-$26.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $21.14 to $21.52 during the day, are up by 5.97% in the past three months and down by -12.01% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.15% below its 20 day moving average and -5.05% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $27.9 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 42.49.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania with approximately 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play; and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas with approximately 85,500 net acres in the oil window of the play. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, and gas marketers through gathering systems and pipelines, as well as to intrastate pipelines, natural gas processors, and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,190 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) shares were up in last trading by 0.39% to $2.55. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.78% over the past week and fell -5.2% in the past month. It is currently trading -5.93% below its 50 day moving average and -6% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -17.21% decrease in value from its one year high of $3.08. The RSI indicator value of 40.27, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) traded within a range of $34.9 to $38.25 after opening the day at $35.55. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 26.94% so far this year. The stock was up close to 3.92% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $36.61 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -13.84% below its 52 week high of $42.49 and 120.01% above its 12-month low of $16.64. The shares are up by over 66.41% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 72.73 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of small molecule drugs that address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders. Its lead product candidate, NUPLAZID, has completed the Phase III pivotal trials for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease psychosis and the Phase II trial for the treatment of schizophrenia, as well as is in Phase II study for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease psychosis. It also has clinical-stage programs for glaucoma and, in collaboration with Allergan, Inc., for chronic pain. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

Stocks Alert: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD), NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) grew with the stock adding 1.17% or $0.03 to close at $2.6 on light trading volume of 4.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 9.78M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company operating under the Multimedia & Graphics Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 5.69% up for the period and up by 1.17% so far this year. With price target of $3.27 and a 46.07% rebound from 52-week low, Zynga Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) dropped $-1.07 to close the day at a new closing price of $35.16, a -2.95% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 115.41% above its 52 week low of $16.89. A total of 4.86M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 4.06M. The stock, which fluctuated between $34.34 and $36.05 during the day, currently situated -12.14% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.43% in the past one month and up by 31.4% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $40.27 and RSI of 46.49, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Steel Dynamics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells steel products; processes and sells recycled ferrous and nonferrous metals; and fabricates and sells steel joist and deck products in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Steel Operations, Metals Recycling Operations, and Steel Fabrication Operations segments. The Steel Operations segment provides a range of sheet steel products, such as hot roll, cold roll, and coated steel products; structural steel beams and pilings to construction market; various rail products for the railroad industry; rounds, round-cornered squares, and round engineered bars; angles, merchant rounds, flats and channels, and reinforcing bar; and beams, channels, and specialty steel sections. This segment offers its products for automotive, construction, manufacturing, transportation, heavy and agriculture equipment, and pipe and tube markets. The Metals Recycling Operations segment is involved in the purchase, process, and resale of ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals into reusable forms and grades. Its ferrous products include heavy melting steel, busheling, bundled scrap, shredded scrap, steel turnings, and cast iron products; and nonferrous products comprise aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, and other nonferrous metals. This segment also provides transportation logistics, management, marketing, brokerage, and consulting services related to the scrap industry. The Steel Fabrication Operations segment produces steel building components comprising steel joists, girders, trusses, and steel decks primarily for the non-residential construction industry. The company also produces pig and hot briquetted iron; and iron nugget products that are used in electric arc furnace steel mills. Steel Dynamics, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) shares were down in last trading by -1.16% to $16.26. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.31% over the past week and grew 30.81% in the past month. It is currently trading 25.49% above its 50 day moving average and 22.64% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.8% decrease in value from its one year high of $18.32. The RSI indicator value of 80.96, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company. The company provides electricity; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging stations, and on-site energy solutions; carbon management and specialty services; and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development, and asset management services. It owns and operates approximately 50,000 megawatts of generation. The company also offers retail energy, rooftop solar, portable solar, and battery products home services; and various bundled products, which combine energy with protection products, energy efficiency, and renewable energy solutions, as well as offers installation and contract management services for residential solar customers. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 2.77 million recurring and 624,000 discrete customers. In addition, the company owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 90 active fossil fuel and nuclear plants, 16 utility scale solar facilities, and 36 wind farms and multiple distributed solar facilities. Further, the company transacts in and trades fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF), Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) fell 0% during last trading as the stock lost $0 to finish the day at $2.57 with about 9.79M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.86M. The $2.29B market cap company, which fluctuated between $2.55 and $2.59 during the day, currently situated 44.38% above its 52 week low of $1.78 and -16.56% away from its one year high of $3.08. The RSI of 41.61 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) gained $0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $9.02, a 1.69% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 535.21% above its 52 week low of $1.48. A total of 9.18M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 14.62M. The stock, which fluctuated between $8.83 and $9.08 during the day, currently situated -17.25% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.27% in the past one month and up by 45.48% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $8 and RSI of 48.93, the stock still has upside potential, making it a 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.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) had a active trading with around 9M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 985.55K. The stock traded between $20.54 and $25.78 before closing at the price of $21.33 with -17.64% change on the day. The Houston Texas 77002 based company is currently trading 61.71% above its 52 week low of $14.27 and -18.49% below its 52 week high of $26.37. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 26.11 and $25.39 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and natural gas transportation systems in the United States. It operates through two segments, Liquids and Natural Gas. The Liquids segment operates Lakehead system that consists of interstate common carrier crude oil and liquid petroleum pipeline, and storage assets, which transports crude oil and liquid petroleum from western Canada to the United States. This segment also operates North Dakota crude oil system that consists of approximately 683 miles long, has 23 pump stations, delivery points, and storage facilities with a storage capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels; and Mid-Continent system, which includes approximately 433 miles of crude oil pipelines and 23.6 million barrels of storage capacity. This segment serves integrated oil companies, independent oil producers, and refiners and marketers. The Natural Gas segment operates natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) gathering and transportation pipeline systems, natural gas processing and treating facilities, and NGL fractionation facility, as well as provides trucking, rail, and liquids marketing services in east and north Texas, as well as the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma. This segment operates approximately 10,900 miles of natural gas and NGL gathering and transmission pipelines. This segment also offers natural gas supply, transportation, balancing, storage, and sales services. This segment serves natural gas aggregators, wholesale customers, refiners and petrochemical producers, fractionators, propane distributors, and industrial customers, various third parties, and end users. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. operates as a general partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. The company was formerly known as Lakehead Pipe Line Partners, L.P. and changed its name to Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in 2001. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Momentum Stocks: The AES Corporation (AES), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Calpine Corporation (CPN)

The AES Corporation (AES) retreated with the stock falling -1.32% or $-0.15 to close at $11.22 on active trading volume of 8.8M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.46M. The Arlington Virginia 22203 based company operating under the Electric Utilities industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 28.62% up for the period and down by -3.44% so far this year. With price target of $12.43 and a 33.17% rebound from 52-week low, The AES Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. The company also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market. It uses a range of fuels to generate electricity, including natural gas, coal, hydro, wind, energy storage, oil, diesel, petroleum coke, biomass, landfill gas, and solar. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 29,352 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Applied Energy Services, Inc. and changed its name to The AES Corporation in April 2000. The AES Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) had a light trading with around 8.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.76M. The stock traded between $2.56 and $2.62 before closing at the price of $2.57 with -1.15% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94103 based company is currently trading 44.38% above its 52 week low of $1.78 and -16.56% below its 52 week high of $3.08. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $3.27 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Calpine Corporation (CPN) saw its value decrease by -0.34% as the stock dropped $-0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $11.77. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $10.39-$16.49 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $11.67 to $11.91 during the day, are down by -3.21% in the past three months and down by -16.29% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.89% below its 20 day moving average and 1.39% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $15.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.71.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. The company sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers. As of February 5, 2016, it owned and operated 84 power plants, including 1 under construction with an aggregate generation capacity of 27,282 megawatts and 760 megawatts under construction. Calpine Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -0.25% or $-0.03 to close the day at $12.09 on light trading volume of 13.22M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 19.47M. The Denver Colorado 80290 based company has been outperforming the oil & gas drilling & exploration group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 75.98%, compared to the industry which has advanced 114.32% over the same period. With RSI of 51.33, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $14.04, making it a hold for now.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains and Permian Basin regions of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2015, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 820.6 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 3,177 net productive wells on approximately 593,900 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) fell -6.69% during last trading as the stock lost $-1.08 to finish the day at $15.06 with about 13.15M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.66M. The $7.28B market cap company, which fluctuated between $14.95 and $15.92 during the day, currently situated 10.07% above its 52 week low of $13.74 and -14.82% away from its one year high of $17.68. The RSI of 34.86 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company offers various deposit products that include checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, NOW and money market accounts, and non-interest-bearing accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family loans; multi-family loans; commercial real estate loans; acquisition, development, and construction loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans. The company also provides installment loans, revolving lines of credit, and insurance products, as well as cash management, online and phone banking, and ATM services. It serves small and mid-size businesses, professional associations, and government agencies, as well as consumers. The company serves its customers through a network of 227 Community Bank branches, 30 Commercial Bank branches, and 273 ATM locations. The company was formerly known as Queens County Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to New York Community Bancorp, Inc. in November 2000. New York Community Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1859 and is based in Westbury, New York.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) saw its value increase by 1.96% as the stock gained $0.05 to finish the day at a closing price of $2.6. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $1.78-$3.08 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $2.54 to $2.61 during the day, are down by -11.56% in the past three months and down by -9.72% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.95% below its 20 day moving average and -5.38% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $3.27 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 44.21. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Trader Alert: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)

Facebook, Inc. (FB) grew with the stock adding 0.34% or $0.44 to close at $129.37 on light trading volume of 15.14M compared its three months average trading volume of 22.81M. The Menlo Park California 94025 based company operating under the Internet Information Providers industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 33.36% up for the period and up by 12.45% so far this year. With price target of $153.67 and a 37.29% rebound from 52-week low, Facebook, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. Its solutions also include Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices, which enable people to reach others instantly, as well as enable businesses to engage with customers; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. The company also develops Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2015, it had 1.04 billion daily active users (DAUs) and 934 million DAUs who accessed Facebook from a mobile device. The company has a partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to augment the Millennium Alliance initiative, as well as support and expand the development of the social enterprise sector in India. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) dropped $-0.05 to close the day at a new closing price of $2.55, a -1.92% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 43.26% above its 52 week low of $1.78. A total of 15.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.48M. The stock, which fluctuated between $2.52 and $2.61 during the day, currently situated -17.21% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -3.77% in the past one month and down by -11.46% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.27 and RSI of 39.23, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States, North America, Asia, and the European Union. It offers its online social games primarily under the Slots, Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille franchises. The company’s games are accessible on mobile platforms, Facebook, and other social networks, as well as Zynga.com. It also provides advertising services to advertising agencies and brokers. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) shares were up in last trading by 2.78% to $1.48. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 2.07% over the past week and grew 0.68% in the past month. It is currently trading 25.57% above its 50 day moving average and 8.59% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -50.67% decrease in value from its one year high of $3. The RSI indicator value of 53.98, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational, emergency response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment in rural villages, ships, industrial and commercial sites, and residential sites; and satellite data modem services comprising asynchronous and packet data services. It also provides SPOT products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; SPOT Global phone; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Simplex one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, to monitor utility meters, to monitor oil and gas assets, and other applications. Further, it provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company primarily serves recreation and personal; government; public safety and disaster relief; oil and gas; maritime and fishing; natural resources, mining, and forestry; construction; utilities; and transportation markets. Globalstar, Inc. distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, independent gateway operators, and its sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 688,000 subscribers. The company has a collaboration agreement with Carmanah to design and manufacture solar powered M2M satellite solutions. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana. Globalstar, Inc. is a subsidiary of Thermo Funding II LLC.