Stocks Retreat on New Development: State Street (NYSE:STT), QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM)

State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.38% to $78.32 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 2 Million shares have changed hands in this session. State Street Corp. (STT) reported on Friday appointment of Ronald O’Hanley as its vice chairman, effective January 1, 2017. O’Hanley remains the president and chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors.

STT noted that O’Hanley has led its recent acquisition of GE Asset Management that extended SSGA’s core investment management capabilities, including in the high growth Outsourced Chief Investment Officer markets, and enhanced SSGA’s capabilities in connection with the delivery of value-added solutions to clients. The firm has institutional ownership of 90.80%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. STT attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week’s performance of -2.37%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 13.21%.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a gain of 0.84% to 67.02 with around 7.85 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM), along with 27 companies including General Motors (GM) and Toyota (TM), are creating a global consortium to make self-driving cars a reality.

The group will engage in road tests of self-driving cars starting in December in Boston and will share data on safety, traffic congestion and the impact on railroads and other public transportation systems. It will also look at the issue from an insurance perspective, with a plan to meet every two months and to report on what has been learned at the next annual WEF meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Absent from this new consortium are Tesla (TSLA), Google (GOOGL) and Ford (F), setting the stage for a race to be the first with an autonomous car. Google and Ford have teamed up, with Ford planning to launch its first driverless car by 2020. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 64.34% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -5.69%.

Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 6.55% and for the year was 44.80%, while the YTD performance remained at 37.70%. QCOM has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.54.

 

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