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Active Broker’s Choice in Focus: International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Masco (NYSE:MAS), American Capital (ACAS)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.72% to traded at $154.98 and the percentage gap among open changing to regular change was -0.31%. IBM (IBM) reported that it completed a pilot project with Chinese credit card firm China UnionPay that will facilitate the sharing of loyalty bonus points amid banks using block chain technology.

Bonus points earned through purchases on bank cards have long been an effective tool to attract and encourage consumers to use specific cards. But since bonus points cannot be freely exchanged amid  different banks, offering various rewards, many go unused. IBM’s alliance with China UnionPay will enable consumers worldwide to exchange bonus points from their various banks in less than a minute to select rewards they want. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.30 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.85 and price to cash ratio remained 13.95. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 82.00% and return on investment was 23.40% while its return on asset stayed at 10.50%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 2.83.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.17% to $34.27. Masco Corporation (MAS) reported that its BOD reported a quarterly dividend of $.10 per ordinary share, payable on November 14, 2016, to shareholders of record on October 14, 2016. Headquartered in Taylor, Mich., Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands comprises Behr paint; Delta and Hansgrohe faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid and Merillat cabinets; Milgard windows and doors; and HotSpring spas. The share price of MAS attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.73%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 49.27% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -8.32%.

American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.59% to close at $17.00 with the total traded volume of 2.6 Million shares. The firm has institutional ownership of 70.20%, while insider ownership included 0.30%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 5.61. ACAS attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 with week performance of 1.07%.


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