Top US Stocks Analysis: AMGN, BBT, CAT, MAS, … (Oct 21)

NYSE: A (Agilent Technologies)

NYSE: A (Agilent Technologies) has closed at $35.27, its traded Volume was 4310.1K shares, A opened the Day at $34.28, it made an intraday Low of $34.21, and an intraday High of $35.44. A’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. A has closed below upper band by 6.0%. Bollinger Bands are 27.2% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. A (Agilent Technologies) 52-week High is $55.33, 52-week Low is: $28.67, it has supports at $32.28 and $28.67, resistances at $38.13 and $44.53. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

A’s earning is $2.87 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.68, current year estimated EPS is $2.91. Its PE ratio is 12.

NASDAQ: AMGN (Amgen Inc.)

NASDAQ: AMGN (Amgen Inc.) has closed at $58.59, its traded Volume was 6345K shares, AMGN opened the Day at $57.79, it made an intraday Low of $57.5, and an intraday High of $58.63. AMGN’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and above long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. AMGN has closed below upper band by 8.1%. Bollinger Bands are 14.3% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. AMGN (Amgen Inc.) 52-week High is $61.53, 52-week Low is: $47.66, it has supports at $53.01 and $49.54, resistances at $58.63 and $68.47. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

AMGN’s earning is $4.81 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.22, current year estimated EPS is $5.21. Its PE ratio is 12.

NYSE: BBT (BB&T Corp.)

NYSE: BBT (BB&T Corp.) has closed at $23.05, its traded Volume was 9085.1K shares, BBT opened the Day at $22.82, it made an intraday Low of $22.6706, and an intraday High of $23.175. BBT’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. BBT has closed below upper band by 16.4%. Bollinger Bands are 7.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. BBT (BB&T Corp.) 52-week High is $29.038, 52-week Low is: $18.786, it has supports at $20.49 and $18.78, resistances at $23.28 and $27.19. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

BBT’s earning is $1.35 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.49, current year estimated EPS is $1.77. Its PE ratio is 17.

NASDAQ: BIIB (Biogen Idec Inc)

NASDAQ: BIIB (Biogen Idec Inc) has closed at $108.84, its traded Volume was 4402.4K shares, BIIB opened the Day at $104.73, it made an intraday Low of $103.74, and an intraday High of $108.96. BIIB’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and above long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. BIIB has closed below upper band by 0.1%. Bollinger Bands are 48.6% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to BIIB’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 0 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. BIIB (Biogen Idec Inc) 52-week High is $109.63, 52-week Low is: $59.66, it has supports at $95.29 and $86.86, resistances at $108.95 and $127.25. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

BIIB’s earning is $4.42 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.57, current year estimated EPS is $5.88. Its PE ratio is 25.

NYSE: CAT (Caterpillar)

NYSE: CAT (Caterpillar) has closed at $87.39, its traded Volume was 11482.8K shares, CAT opened the Day at $85.42, it made an intraday Low of $85.3, and an intraday High of $87.5. CAT’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. CAT has closed below upper band by 9.1%. Bollinger Bands are 29.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. CAT (Caterpillar) 52-week High is $115.419, 52-week Low is: $67.168, it has supports at $77.14 and $67.16, resistances at $93.3 and $108.97. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

CAT’s earning is $6.05 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.65, current year estimated EPS is $6.59. Its PE ratio is 14.

NYSE: CHK (Chesapeake Energy Corp.)

NYSE: CHK (Chesapeake Energy Corp.) has closed at $27.81, its traded Volume was 8977.8K shares, CHK opened the Day at $27.68, it made an intraday Low of $27.39, and an intraday High of $28.06. CHK’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. CHK has closed below upper band by 19.1%. Bollinger Bands are 17.2% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. CHK (Chesapeake Energy Corp.) 52-week High is $35.647, 52-week Low is: $20.764, it has supports at $22.52 and $18.73, resistances at $29.46 and $33.75. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

CHK’s earning is $1.5 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.68, current year estimated EPS is $2.82. Its PE ratio is 19.

NYSE: CTL (Centurylink)

NYSE: CTL (Centurylink) has closed at $35.19, its traded Volume was 6539.9K shares, CTL opened the Day at $35.0501, it made an intraday Low of $34.7, and an intraday High of $35.45. CTL’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. CTL has closed below upper band by 15.3%. Bollinger Bands are 21.6% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. CTL (Centurylink) 52-week High is $45.308, 52-week Low is: $31.16, it has supports at $33.09 and $31.15, resistances at $36.24 and $42.32. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

CTL’s earning is $2.03 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.33, current year estimated EPS is $1.62. Its PE ratio is 17.

NYSE: ETN (Eaton Corp.)

NYSE: ETN (Eaton Corp.) has closed at $42.25, its traded Volume was 4251.4K shares, ETN opened the Day at $42.3, it made an intraday Low of $41.42, and an intraday High of $42.38. ETN’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. ETN has closed below upper band by 26.9%. Bollinger Bands are 31.5% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. ETN (Eaton Corp.) 52-week High is $55.706, 52-week Low is: $33.09, it has supports at $37.31 and $33.09, resistances at $44.16 and $51.57. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

ETN’s earning is $3.41 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.1, current year estimated EPS is $3.99. Its PE ratio is 12.

NASDAQ: FULT (Fulton Financial Corp.)

NASDAQ: FULT (Fulton Financial Corp.) has closed at $9.76, its traded Volume was 10399.2K shares, FULT opened the Day at $9.47, it made an intraday Low of $9.39, and an intraday High of $9.785. FULT’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. FULT has closed above the upper band by 3.5%. If price is in a uptrend band; this upward trend in price might continue. However a short term pullback inside the band is likely. Bollinger Bands are 72.5% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to FULT’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 1 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. FULT (Fulton Financial Corp.) 52-week High is $11.778, 52-week Low is: $7.18, it has supports at $8.16 and $7.17, resistances at $9.78 and $11.42. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

FULT’s earning is $0.67 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.2, current year estimated EPS is $0.75. Its PE ratio is 15.

NYSE: GNW (Genworth Financial Inc)

NYSE: GNW (Genworth Financial Inc) has closed at $6, its traded Volume was 9645.6K shares, GNW opened the Day at $5.96, it made an intraday Low of $5.9, and an intraday High of $6.17. GNW’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. GNW has closed below upper band by 15.9%. Bollinger Bands are 33.6% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. GNW (Genworth Financial Inc) 52-week High is $14.77, 52-week Low is: $4.8, it has supports at $5.67 and $4.8, resistances at $7.09 and $8.28. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

GNW’s earning is $-0.19 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.23, current year estimated EPS is $0.46. Its PE ratio is -32.

NYSE: HIG (Hartford Financial Services Group)

NYSE: HIG (Hartford Financial Services Group) has closed at $19.19, its traded Volume was 8080.7K shares, HIG opened the Day at $19.11, it made an intraday Low of $18.75, and an intraday High of $19.6. HIG’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. HIG has closed below upper band by 16.8%. Bollinger Bands are 7.7% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. HIG (Hartford Financial Services Group) 52-week High is $30.697, 52-week Low is: $14.56, it has supports at $16.89 and $14.56, resistances at $20.68 and $24.15. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

HIG’s earning is $3.49 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.9, current year estimated EPS is $2.33. Its PE ratio is 5.

NASDAQ: INTC (Intel Corp.)

NASDAQ: INTC (Intel Corp.) has closed at $24.03, its traded Volume was 123277K shares, INTC opened the Day at $23.86, it made an intraday Low of $23.8, and an intraday High of $24.25. INTC’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and above long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. INTC has closed below upper band by 19.8%. Bollinger Bands are 73.5% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to INTC’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 5 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. INTC (Intel Corp.) 52-week High is $24.5, 52-week Low is: $19.022, it has supports at $21.19 and $19.15, resistances at $24.5 and $28.61. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

INTC’s earning is $2.31 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.56, current year estimated EPS is $2.36. Its PE ratio is 10.

NYSE: MAS (Masco Corp.)

NYSE: MAS (Masco Corp.) has closed at $9, its traded Volume was 4658.1K shares, MAS opened the Day at $8.8, it made an intraday Low of $8.68, and an intraday High of $9.02. MAS’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. MAS has closed below upper band by 8.7%. Bollinger Bands are 18.1% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. MAS (Masco Corp.) 52-week High is $14.704, 52-week Low is: $6.537, it has supports at $7.51 and $6.53, resistances at $9.11 and $10.64. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

MAS’s earning is $-3.09 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $-0.01, current year estimated EPS is $0.08. Its PE ratio is -3.

NYSE: MMC (Marsh & Mclennan Companies)

NYSE: MMC (Marsh & Mclennan Companies) has closed at $30.36, its traded Volume was 6070.9K shares, MMC opened the Day at $29.27, it made an intraday Low of $29.23, and an intraday High of $30.36. MMC’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. MMC has closed above the upper band by 10.9%. If price is in a uptrend band; this upward trend in price might continue. However a short term pullback inside the band is likely. Bollinger Bands are 77.7% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to MMC’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 1 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. MMC (Marsh & Mclennan Companies) 52-week High is $31.279, 52-week Low is: $23.985, it has supports at $27.09 and $25.08, resistances at $30.36 and $35.46. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

MMC’s earning is $1.77 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.48, current year estimated EPS is $1.78. Its PE ratio is 17.

NYSE: MMM (3M Company)

NYSE: MMM (3M Company) has closed at $80.48, its traded Volume was 5125.4K shares, MMM opened the Day at $79.38, it made an intraday Low of $78.98, and an intraday High of $80.56. MMM’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. MMM has closed below upper band by 11.2%. Bollinger Bands are 25.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. MMM (3M Company) 52-week High is $97.529, 52-week Low is: $68.63, it has supports at $74.47 and $68.62, resistances at $83.94 and $98.04. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

MMM’s earning is $5.89 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.46, current year estimated EPS is $6.16. Its PE ratio is 14.

NYSE: ODP (Office Depot)

NYSE: ODP (Office Depot) has closed at $2.27, its traded Volume was 5986.5K shares, ODP opened the Day at $2.2, it made an intraday Low of $2.17, and an intraday High of $2.28. ODP’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. ODP has closed below upper band by 17.0%. Bollinger Bands are 43.3% narrower than normal. The narrow width of the bands suggests low volatility as compared to ODP’s normal range. The bands have been in this narrow range for 10 bars. This is a sign that the market may be about to initiate a new trend. ODP (Office Depot) 52-week High is $6.25, 52-week Low is: $1.75, it has supports at $1.75 and $1.45, resistances at $2.42 and $2.84. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

ODP’s earning is $-0.44 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.02, current year estimated EPS is $-0.02. Its PE ratio is -5.

NYSE: PHM (Pultegroup)

NYSE: PHM (Pultegroup) has closed at $4.9, its traded Volume was 20433.1K shares, PHM opened the Day at $4.77, it made an intraday Low of $4.77, and an intraday High of $5.04. PHM’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. PHM has closed below upper band by 1.9%. Bollinger Bands are 4.6% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. PHM (Pultegroup) 52-week High is $8.69, 52-week Low is: $3.29, it has supports at $3.99 and $3.28, resistances at $5.15 and $6.01. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

PHM’s earning is $-3.32 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.03, current year estimated EPS is $-0.22. Its PE ratio is -1.

NYSE: RIG (Transocean Inc.)

NYSE: RIG (Transocean Inc.) has closed at $54.43, its traded Volume was 8744.1K shares, RIG opened the Day at $53.83, it made an intraday Low of $53.37, and an intraday High of $56. RIG’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. RIG has closed above the upper band by 0.4%. If price is in a uptrend band; this upward trend in price might continue. However a short term pullback inside the band is likely. Bollinger Bands are 12.6% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. RIG (Transocean Inc.) 52-week High is $83.693, 52-week Low is: $43.15, it has supports at $49.51 and $43.15, resistances at $59.81 and $69.85. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

RIG’s earning is $0.11 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.32, current year estimated EPS is $3.36. Its PE ratio is 495.

NYSE: STO (Statoil Asa)

NYSE: STO (Statoil Asa) has closed at $25.52, its traded Volume was 4106.1K shares, STO opened the Day at $25.34, it made an intraday Low of $25.24, and an intraday High of $25.57. STO’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. STO has closed below upper band by 13.0%. Bollinger Bands are 67.8% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to STO’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 6 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. STO (Statoil Asa) 52-week High is $28.426, 52-week Low is: $19.013, it has supports at $22.35 and $20.37, resistances at $25.56 and $29.85. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

STO’s earning is $3.71 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.8, current year estimated EPS is $2.82. Its PE ratio is 7.

NYSE: USB (U.S. Bancorp)

NYSE: USB (U.S. Bancorp) has closed at $25.39, its traded Volume was 23228K shares, USB opened the Day at $25.19, it made an intraday Low of $24.97, and an intraday High of $25.46. USB’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and above long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. USB has closed below upper band by 4.5%. Bollinger Bands are 5.7% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. USB (U.S. Bancorp) 52-week High is $28.506, 52-week Low is: $19.997, it has supports at $22.07 and $19.99, resistances at $25.45 and $29.72. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

USB’s earning is $2.06 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.61, current year estimated EPS is $2.36. Its PE ratio is 12.

NYSE: VLY (Valley National Bancorp)

NYSE: VLY (Valley National Bancorp) has closed at $12.26, its traded Volume was 8461.3K shares, VLY opened the Day at $12.1, it made an intraday Low of $11.89, and an intraday High of $12.29. VLY’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. VLY has closed below upper band by 0.3%. Bollinger Bands are 39% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. VLY (Valley National Bancorp) 52-week High is $13.909, 52-week Low is: $9.57, it has supports at $10.59 and $9.56, resistances at $12.28 and $14.34. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

VLY’s earning is $0.84 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.21, current year estimated EPS is $0.84. Its PE ratio is 15.

NYSE: WFC (Wells Fargo & Company)

NYSE: WFC (Wells Fargo & Company) has closed at $26.31, its traded Volume was 49625K shares, WFC opened the Day at $26.09, it made an intraday Low of $25.91, and an intraday High of $26.48. WFC’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and NEUTRAL in mid-long term. WFC has closed below upper band by 28.1%. Bollinger Bands are 21.2% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. WFC (Wells Fargo & Company) 52-week High is $33.959, 52-week Low is: $22.58, it has supports at $24.49 and $22.61, resistances at $27.54 and $32.16. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

WFC’s earning is $2.7 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.73, current year estimated EPS is $2.82. Its PE ratio is 10.

NYSE: WMT (Wal-Mart Stores)

NYSE: WMT (Wal-Mart Stores) has closed at $56.92, its traded Volume was 14498.8K shares, WMT opened the Day at $56.74, it made an intraday Low of $56.65, and an intraday High of $57.42. WMT’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is above mid-term, and above long term MA. This stock is BULLISH in short-term, and BULLISH in mid-long term. WMT has closed below upper band by 10.8%. Bollinger Bands are 74.3% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to WMT’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 9 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. WMT (Wal-Mart Stores) 52-week High is $57.42, 52-week Low is: $48.31, it has supports at $52.37 and $49.27, resistances at $57.41 and $67.05. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

WMT’s earning is $4.7 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.45, current year estimated EPS is $4.49. Its PE ratio is 12.

NYSE: XRX (Xerox Corp.)

NYSE: XRX (Xerox Corp.) has closed at $7.83, its traded Volume was 13045.2K shares, XRX opened the Day at $7.71, it made an intraday Low of $7.67, and an intraday High of $7.84. XRX’s close price is above its Short term MA, short term MA is below mid-term, and below long term MA. This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term, and BEARISH in mid-long term. XRX has closed below upper band by 14.1%. Bollinger Bands are 6.9% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. XRX (Xerox Corp.) 52-week High is $11.867, 52-week Low is: $6.55, it has supports at $7.26 and $6.55, resistances at $8.41 and $9.82. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

XRX’s earning is $0.7 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.33, current year estimated EPS is $1.09. Its PE ratio is 11.

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