US Top Buy Stocks: APOL, BP, CNP,…(Oct 19)

NASDAQ: APOL (Apollo Group)

NASDAQ: APOL (Apollo Group) has closed at $46.74, its traded Volume was 7325.5K shares, APOL opened the Day at $46.53, it made an intraday Low of $46.15, and an intraday High of $48.85. APOL’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. APOL has closed above the upper band by 2.3%. 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 17.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. APOL (Apollo Group) 52-week High is $54.23, 52-week Low is: $33.75, it has supports at $41.57 and $37.08, resistances at $48.84 and $57.04. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

APOL’s earning is $2.94 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.11, current year estimated EPS is $4.81. Its PE ratio is 16.

NYSE: BP (Bp P.L.C.)

NYSE: BP (Bp P.L.C.) has closed at $40.78, its traded Volume was 7938.1K shares, BP opened the Day at $41.32, it made an intraday Low of $40.63, and an intraday High of $41.52. BP’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. BP has closed below upper band by 12.2%. Bollinger Bands are 50.5% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to BP’s normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 1 bars. This is a sign that the current trend might continue. BP (Bp P.L.C.) 52-week High is $48.162, 52-week Low is: $33.62, it has supports at $36.68 and $33.61, resistances at $41.65 and $48.64. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

BP’s earning is $6.28 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.52, current year estimated EPS is $6.69. Its PE ratio is 6.

NYSE: CNP (Centerpoint Energy Inc)

NYSE: CNP (Centerpoint Energy Inc) has closed at $20.67, its traded Volume was 5044.1K shares, CNP opened the Day at $20.76, it made an intraday Low of $20.58, and an intraday High of $21.12. CNP’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. CNP has closed below upper band by 13.9%. Bollinger Bands are 10.4% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. CNP (Centerpoint Energy Inc) 52-week High is $21.12, 52-week Low is: $14.782, it has supports at $18.99 and $17.68, resistances at $21.12 and $24.66. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

CNP’s earning is $1.2 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.26, current year estimated EPS is $1.11. Its PE ratio is 17.

NYSE: NFX (Newfield Exploration Company)

NYSE: NFX (Newfield Exploration Company) has closed at $42.05, its traded Volume was 5097.6K shares, NFX opened the Day at $41.32, it made an intraday Low of $41.06, and an intraday High of $42.5489. NFX’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. NFX has closed below upper band by 32.4%. Bollinger Bands are 48.3% narrower than normal. The narrow width of the bands suggests low volatility as compared to NFX’s normal range. The bands have been in this narrow range for 5 bars. This is a sign that the market may be about to initiate a new trend. NFX (Newfield Exploration Company) 52-week High is $77.93, 52-week Low is: $34.99, it has supports at $34.99 and $29.11, resistances at $48.33 and $56.59. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

NFX’s earning is $2.87 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $1.28, current year estimated EPS is $4.41. Its PE ratio is 15.

NYSE: SO (Southern Company)

NYSE: SO (Southern Company) has closed at $42.98, its traded Volume was 4541.4K shares, SO opened the Day at $42.98, it made an intraday Low of $42.9, and an intraday High of $43.48. SO’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. SO has closed below upper band by 23.0%. Bollinger Bands are 11.3% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. SO (Southern Company) 52-week High is $43.48, 52-week Low is: $35.637, it has supports at $39.82 and $37.58, resistances at $43.47 and $50.77. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

SO’s earning is $2.35 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.31, current year estimated EPS is $2.54. Its PE ratio is 18.

NYSE: SWY (Safeway Inc.)

NYSE: SWY (Safeway Inc.) has closed at $18.14, its traded Volume was 9965.5K shares, SWY opened the Day at $17.97, it made an intraday Low of $17.95, and an intraday High of $18.325. SWY’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. SWY has closed below upper band by 17.5%. Bollinger Bands are 30.6% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices. SWY (Safeway Inc.) 52-week High is $25.06, 52-week Low is: $15.93, it has supports at $17.17 and $15.93, resistances at $19.2 and $22.42. Overall, this stock is rated BUY today.

SWY’s earning is $1.44 per share, Next quarter estimated EPS is $0.32, current year estimated EPS is $1.7. Its PE ratio is 13.

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