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Mix Cap Volatile Mover: Fitbit (NYSE:FIT), Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY), Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.28% to $14.13 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 4.66 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Fitbit users could soon make payments with a flick of wrist, as the maker of the simple yet hugely popular fitness bands races to pack in more features in its products. Fitbit Inc said it bought wearable payment technology assets from Silicon Valley startup Coin, which makes devices that use near-field communication (NFC).

Fitbit, though, is not the first wearable device maker to foray into this technology, which allows users to make payments through their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness bands. Rival Jawbone has already tied up with American Express Co to let users pay through its premium UP4 fitness band. The firm has institutional ownership of 45.00%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. FIT attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 with week’s performance of 1.51%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 21.01%.

Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a decrease of -2.00% to close at $74.81. Occidental Petroleum (OXY) declared that it is set to announce its takeover of oil and gas company Apache (APA) in a deal thought to be worth at least $25 billion, according to Oil and Gas People.

Houston-based Apache is expected to announce the takeover to staff at a town hall meeting later today, Oil and Gas People said. The company would be a good fit for Occidental as it looks to focus on the North American market, the publication notes.  OXY experts calculate Return on Investment of -25.40%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 29.84% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -4.20%. OXY last month stock price volatility remained 1.89%.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares an increase of 0.26% to 26.72 with around 31.89 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) reported that its quarterly sales and profit forecasts exceeded analysts’ estimates, an early sign that the company is overhauling its product line fast enough to stay ahead of shifts in the networking industry that threaten its lucrative hardware business. Profit before certain costs in the period that ends in July will be 59 cents to 61 cents a share, and revenue may rise as much as 3 percent, the company said in a statement, indicating sales as high as $13.2 billion.

That compares with average analyst projections for profit of 58 cents a share on $12.4 billion in sales, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. In the third quarter, which ended April 30, Cisco’s net income fell to $2.35 billion, or 46 cents a share, from $2.44 billion, or 47 cents, a year earlier. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 20.06% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -7.85%.

Likewise the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 2.02% and for the year was -7.18%, while the YTD performance remained at 0.05%. CSCO has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.49.

 

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