Three Movers to Watch for: Mastercard Incorporated (MA), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) grew with the stock adding 0.24% or $0.26 to close at $108.66 on light trading volume of 2.65M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.86M. The Purchase New York 10577 based company operating under the Credit Services industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 27.05% up for the period and up by 5.46% so far this year. With price target of $119.33 and a 39.51% rebound from 52-week low, Mastercard Incorporated has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

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

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) dropped $-0.02 to close the day at a new closing price of $2.61, a -0.95% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 46.35% above its 52 week low of $1.78. A total of 2.64M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 9.71M. The stock, currently situated -15.42% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -7.95% in the past one month and down by -6.29% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.25 and RSI of 42.42, 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.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) shares were down in last trading by -2.59% to $1.13. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.59% over the past week and grew 2.73% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.33% below its 50 day moving average and -30.52% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -70.5% decrease in value from its one year high of $3.83. The RSI indicator value of 41.62, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The company holds interests in the North Platte, Shenandoah, Anchor, and Heidelberg fields located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico; and the Diaba block located offshore Gabon. As of December 31, 2015, it had net proved undeveloped reserves of 5.6 million barrels (MMBbls) of oil; 0.3 MMBbls of natural gas liquids; and 1.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Houston, Texas.

 

Stocks Roundup: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) retreated with the stock falling -0.38% or $-0.01 to close at $2.63 on active trading volume of 4.17M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.04M. 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 10.97% up for the period and up by 2.33% so far this year. With price target of $3.25 and a 47.75% 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.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) had a light trading with around 4.15M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.72M. The stock traded at the price of $5.41 with -0.18% change on the day. The Mahwah New Jersey 07430 based company is currently trading 15.6% above its 52 week low of $4.68 and -51.95% below its 52 week high of $11.26. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $7.3 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and tween girls in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company operates through six segments: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines. It creates, designs, and develops a range of merchandise, including apparel, accessories, footwear, and intimates; lifestyle products comprising cosmetics, bedroom furnishings, and electronics; and wear-to-work, casual sportswear, footwear, and social occasion apparel. The company also offers casual clothing, career wear, dressy apparel, and active wear, as well as special occasion and classic apparel. Its principal brands comprise ANN TAYLOR, LOFT, ANN TAYLOR LOFT, LOU & GREY, JUSTICE, LANE BRYANT, LANE BRYANT OUTLET, CACIQUE, RIGHT FIT, MAURICES, DRESSBARN, CATHERINES, CATHERINES PLUS SIZES, MAGGIE BARNES, LIZ&ME, SERENADA, DRESSBAR, 6th & LANE, and MAURICES IN MOTION. As of July 30, 2016, the company operated approximately 4,900 stores. It also offers its products through its Websites, including anntaylor.com, LOFT.com, louandgrey.com, shopjustice.com, lanebryant.com, cacique.com, maurices.com, dressbarn.com, and catherines.com. The company was formerly known as Dress Barn, Inc. and changed its name to Ascena Retail Group, Inc. in January 2011. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. was founded in 1962 and is based in Mahwah, New Jersey.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) saw its value decrease by -0.78% as the stock dropped $-0.58 to finish the day at a closing price of $73.74. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $37.41-$76.8 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $73.55 to $75.09 during the day, are up by 38.61% in the past three months and up by 54.56% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.02% below its 20 day moving average and 6.08% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $84.66 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 55.29.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The company transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 1,236 aircraft. United Continental Holdings, Inc. also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as UAL Corporation and changed its name to United Continental Holdings, Inc. in October 2010. United Continental Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Investor’s Watch List: KeyCorp (KEY), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

KeyCorp (KEY) had a light trading with around 10.61M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 15.66M. The stock traded between $18.38 and $18.77 before closing at the price of $18.58 with 1.59% change on the day. The Cleveland Ohio 44114 based company is currently trading 92.98% above its 52 week low of $9.88 and -0.43% below its 52 week high of $18.77. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 59.66 and $19.65 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

KeyCorp operates as the bank holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States. The company’s Key Community Bank segment offers deposit and investment products; personal finance services and loans, including residential mortgages, home equity, credit cards, and various installment loans for individuals; deposits, investment and credit products, and business advisory services to small businesses; and financial, estate and retirement planning, and asset management services to high-net-worth clients. This segment also provides commercial lending, cash management, equipment leasing, investment and employee benefit programs, succession planning, access to capital markets, derivatives, and foreign exchange services to mid-sized businesses. Its Key Corporate Bank segment offers a suite of banking and capital market products, such as syndicated finance, debt and equity capital market products, commercial payments, equipment finance, commercial mortgage banking, derivatives, foreign exchange, financial advisory, and public finance, as well as commercial mortgage loans for middle market clients comprising consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial, public, real estate, and technology sectors. In addition, KeyCorp provides personal, securities lending, and custody services; access to mutual funds; treasury, investment banking, international banking, and investment management services; public retirement plans, and foundations and endowments plans; and financial services consisting of community development financing, securities underwriting, and brokerage, as well as merchant services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 966 retail banking branches and 1,257 automated teller machines in 12 states, as well as a telephone banking call center. KeyCorp was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 3.5% or $4.52 to close the day at $133.7 on light trading volume of 10.49M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.43M. The Los Gatos California 95032 based company has been outperforming the catv systems group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 24.88%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.13% over the same period. With RSI of 69.22, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $125.3, making it a hold for now.

Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of television (TV) shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens. The company operates in three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. It offer members with the ability to receive TV shows and movies streaming content, including original series, documentaries, and feature films through a host of Internet-connected screens, such as TVs, digital video players, TV set-top boxes, and mobile devices. The company also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services. As of October 17, 2016, it served approximately 86 million streaming members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) shares were down in last trading by -1.12% to $2.64. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.94% over the past week and fell -6.05% in the past month. It is currently trading -4.73% below its 50 day moving average and -2.12% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -14.29% decrease in value from its one year high of $3.08. The RSI indicator value of 44.64, 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.

 

Stocks Under Consideration: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Hecla Mining Company (HL), Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) grew with the stock adding 1.52% or $0.04 to close at $2.67 on active trading volume of 7.58M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.23M. 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 12.66% up for the period and up by 3.89% so far this year. With price target of $3.26 and a 50% 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.

Hecla Mining Company (HL) had a active trading with around 7.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.34M. The stock traded between $5.76 and $6.02 before closing at the price of $5.81 with 0.35% change on the day. The Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83815 based company is currently trading 301.81% above its 52 week low of $1.45 and -23.92% below its 52 week high of $7.64. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $6.44 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

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

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) saw its value increase by 0.29% as the stock gained $0.1 to finish the day at a closing price of $34.47. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $16.05-$46.07 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $34.14 to $35.35 during the day, are down by 0% in the past three months and down by -17% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.19% above its 20 day moving average and 1.96% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $41.18 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 54.81.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. The company primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold. It also explores for silver and copper properties. The company’s operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

 

Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), eBay Inc. (EBAY)

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) climbed 19.07% during last trading as the stock added $2.88 to finish the day at $17.98 with about 10.7M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.39M. The $1.96B market cap company, currently situated 285.01% above its 52 week low of $4.67 and -21.14% away from its one year high of $22.8. The RSI of 72.31 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Exact Sciences Corporation, a molecular diagnostics company, focuses on developing products for the early detection and prevention of various cancers. The company develops the Cologuard, a non-invasive stool-based DNA screening test for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pre-cancer. Its Cologuard test includes a protein marker to detect blood in the stool, utilizing an antibody-based fecal immunochemical test. The company has a collaboration, license, and purchase agreement with Genzyme Corporation, as well as with MAYO Foundation for Medical Education and Research for developing tests to detect lung, pancreatic, and esophageal cancers. Exact Sciences Corporation was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) dropped $-0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $2.66, a -2.21% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 49.44% above its 52 week low of $1.78. A total of 10.6M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.63M. The stock, currently situated -13.64% below its 52 week high. The stock is down by -11.33% in the past one month and down by -9.52% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $3.26 and RSI of 44.4, 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.

eBay Inc. (EBAY) had a light trading with around 10.53M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.07M. The stock traded at the price of $30.75 with -0.97% change on the day. The San Jose California 95125 based company is currently trading 42.89% above its 52 week low of $21.51 and -7.35% below its 52 week high of $33.19. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 64.76 and $32.77 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

eBay Inc. operates e-commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer inventory for sale; and buyers to find and buy it virtually anytime and anywhere. The company’s Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com and the StubHub mobile apps, which enable fans to purchase tickets to the games, concerts, and theater shows. Its Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands, such as Mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Classifieds, and others that offer online classifieds and help people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. The company platforms enable users to find, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels, which include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, classifieds, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

 

Stocks Trend Analysis: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 2.03% or $0.85 to close the day at $42.79 on active trading volume of 6.01M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.8M. The Cork Cork T12 X8N6 based company has been outperforming the auto parts group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 45.13%, compared to the industry which has advanced 22.21% over the same period. With RSI of 52.59, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $50.23, making it a hold for now.

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

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) grew with the stock adding 2.64% or $0.07 to close at $2.72 on active trading volume of 6M compared its three months average trading volume of 10.71M. 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 9.68% up for the period and up by 5.84% so far this year. With price target of $3.26 and a 52.81% 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.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.99% or $15.54 to close the day at $795.99 on higher than average trading volume of 5.98M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.17M. The Seattle Washington 98109 based company has been underperforming the catalog & mail order houses companies by -5.3735% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 6.15% YTD, versus the catalog & mail order houses industry which is up 5.89% for the same period. The RSI of 61.83 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo, as well as fire phones; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it offers compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

 

Stocks Buzz: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.49% or $-0.04 to close the day at $2.65 on active trading volume of 5.95M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.94M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been outperforming the multimedia & graphics software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 3.11%, compared to the industry which has advanced 12.67% over the same period. With RSI of 44.4, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3.26, 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.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) grew with the stock adding 0.03% or $0.01 to close at $33.05 on active trading volume of 5.95M compared its three months average trading volume of 5.87M. The Deerfield Illinois 60015 based company operating under the Agricultural Chemicals industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -3.46% down for the period and up by 4.99% so far this year. With price target of $27.49 and a 63.22% rebound from 52-week low, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate segments. Its primary nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate, and ammonium nitrate. The company also provides diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia as well as compound fertilizer product, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizer. It offers products primarily to cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers, and industrial users. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.12% or $0.08 to close the day at $65.55 on lower than average trading volume of 5.94M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.03M. The San Diego California 92121 based company has been underperforming the communication equipment companies by -1.1332% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 0.54% YTD, versus the communication equipment industry which is up 0.9% for the same period. The RSI of 43.56 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

 

Traders Watch list: Gevo, Inc. (GEVO), Regions Financial Corporation (RF), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) saw its value increase by 13.85% as the stock gained $0.02 to finish the day at a closing price of $0.19. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $0.16-$1.36 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $0.171 to $0.2 during the day, are down by -59.06% in the past three months and down by -65.64% over the past six months. It is currently trading -16.52% below its 20 day moving average and -37.49% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $2.25 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 36.22.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and biofuels company, focuses on the development and commercialization of alternatives to petroleum-based products based on isobutanol produced from renewable feedstocks. It operates in two segments, Gevo, Inc. and Gevo Development/Agri-Energy. The company engages in the research and development, and production of isobutanol; development of its proprietary biocatalysts; production and sale of biojet fuel; and retrofit process of chemicals and biofuels. It is also involved in the production of ethanol, isobutanol, and related products. Gevo, Inc. produces and separates its renewable isobutanol through the Gevo Integrated Fermentation Technology platform. The company was formerly known as Methanotech, Inc. and changed its name to Gevo, Inc. in March 2006. Gevo, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) shares were up in last trading by 1.32% to $14.62. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -0.14% over the past week and grew 6.89% in the past month. It is currently trading 12.82% above its 50 day moving average and 44.92% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -0.75% decrease in value from its one year high of $14.73. The RSI indicator value of 66.96, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. Its Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services. This segment serves corporate, middle market, small business, and commercial real estate developers and investors. The company’s Consumer Bank segment provides consumer banking products and services related to residential first mortgages, home equity lines and loans, small business loans, indirect loans, consumer credit cards, and other consumer loans, as well as the corresponding deposit relationships. Its Wealth Management segment offers wealth management products and services, including credit related products, trust and investment management, asset management, retirement and savings solutions, estate planning, and personal and commercial insurance products to individuals, businesses, governmental institutions, and non-profit entities. The company also provides insurance coverage for various lines of personal and commercial insurance, such as property, vehicle, casualty, life, health, and accident insurance, as well as commercial crop, life, and environmental insurance; and commercial equipment financing products, as well as offers securities, insurance, and advisory services through financial consultants. In addition, it offers securities brokerage, merger and acquisition advisory, trust, and other specialty financing services. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 1,627 banking offices and 1,962 ATMs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Regions Financial Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) traded within a range of $2.62 to $2.73 after opening the day at $2.66. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 4.67% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.51% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $2.69 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -12.66% below its 52 week high of $3.08 and 51.12% above its 12-month low of $1.78. The shares are down by over -6.92% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 47.32 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.

 

Stocks Buzz: Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC), Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 3.11% or $0.08 to close the day at $2.65 on active trading volume of 19.62M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.88M. The San Francisco California 94103 based company has been outperforming the multimedia & graphics software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 2.71%, compared to the industry which has advanced 8.06% over the same period. With RSI of 43.47, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $3.26, 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.

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) retreated with the stock falling -0.42% or $-0.07 to close at $16.42 on light trading volume of 19.12M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.36M. The New York New York 10167 based company has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 25.64% up for the period and down by -0.42% so far this year. With price target of $16.68 and a 47.58% rebound from 52-week low, Ares Capital Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 8.47% or $0.62 to close the day at $7.94 on higher than average trading volume of 18.45M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 10.39M. The San Francisco California 94105 based company has been outperforming the scientific & technical instruments companies by -46.3584% for last three months and its recent losses have trimmed gains to 8.47% YTD, versus the scientific & technical instruments industry which is up 0.6% for the same period. The RSI of 43.15 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Fitbit, Inc. provides wearable health and fitness tracking devices. It offers various products, including Fitbit Zip, an entry-level wireless tracker that allows users to track daily activity statistics, such as steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit One, a clippable wireless tracker, which tracks floors climbed and sleep, as well as daily steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes; Fitbit Flex, a wristband-style tracker that tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, and sleep; and Fitbit Charge, an activity and sleep wristband, which tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, floors climbed, and sleep. The company also provides Fitbit Alta, a customizable wristband that offers call, text, and calendar notifications when paired with the user’s phone and SmartTrack automatic exercise recognition; and Fitbit Charge HR, a wireless heart rate and activity wristband. In addition, it offers Fitbit Blaze, a smart fitness watch that provides multi-sport functionality, tracks outdoor cycling activity, and provides run cues; Fitbit Surge, a fitness watch that features a GPS watch, heart rate tracker, activity tracker, and smartwatch; Aria, a Wi-Fi connected scale that tracks weight, body fat percentage, and body mass index; and Fitbit accessories that include bands and frames for Fitbit Blaze, bands for Fitbit Alta, colored bands for Fitbit Flex, colored clips for Fitbit One and Fitbit Zip, device charging cables, wireless sync dongles, band clasps, sleep bands, and Fitbit apparel. The company offers its products through consumer electronics and specialty retailers, e-Commerce retailers, sporting goods and outdoors retailers, and wireless carriers; and corporate wellness channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was formerly known as Healthy Metrics Research, Inc. and changed its name to Fitbit, Inc. in October 2007. Fitbit, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Traders Watch list: General Motors Company (GM), Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

General Motors Company (GM) saw its value decrease by -0.85% as the stock dropped $-0.3 to finish the day at a closing price of $34.84. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $26.69-$37.74 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $34.67 to $35.31 during the day, are up by 10.85% in the past three months and up by 23.36% over the past six months. It is currently trading -3.37% below its 20 day moving average and 3.21% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $36.76 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 47.5.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars and trucks to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security and mobility solutions, and information technology services. The company, through its subsidiary, General Motors Financial Company, Inc., provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) shares were up in last trading by 1.12% to $10.82. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.35% over the past week and fell -4.67% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.48% below its 50 day moving average and -11.73% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -30.6% decrease in value from its one year high of $15.59. The RSI indicator value of 47.74, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 270,335 net acres in northeast Pennsylvania; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 957,641 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, and oil and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2015, it had a pipeline of 2,044 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company’s estimated proved natural gas and oil reserves comprised 6,215 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and had 443 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) traded within a range of $2.56 to $2.6 after opening the day at $2.58. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -4.1% so far this year. The stock was down close to -1.15% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $2.57 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -16.56% below its 52 week high of $3.08 and 44.38% above its 12-month low of $1.78. The shares are down by over -11.68% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 33.31 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.