Worth Watching Stocks Under Review: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

On Monday, Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), SUBTRACT -0.24% and closed at $37.66 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $37.53 and $37.95. Intel Security recently launched its 2017 consumer security lineup featuring security innovations to better protect the devices people use every day against the most recent threats. The centerpiece of the new portfolio is a next-generation anti-malware engine that offers more efficient and effective detection by offloading analysis to the cloud. In addition, McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe offer key cross-device enhancements that make it even easier for users to protect their digital lives.

According to the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2016, new ransomware has raised 120 percent since Q1 of 2015 and more than 4.7 billion records have been stolen since 20131, highlighting the need for consumers to keep security top of mind as cybercriminals use increasingly sophisticated attack methods. With most consumers owning more than three connected devices2, and the raised volume of threats, it has become critical to implement security measures to protect their data, especially as more devices are cloud-connected.

“People are enjoying more and more connected devices as part of everyday life – in their homes, in their cars and even in the things they wear,” said John Giamatteo, corporate vice president and general manager at Intel Security. “This wave of new connectivity is exciting, and a reminder that security is more important than ever. We know our customers need solutions that protect their digital lives, particularly as connectivity continues to rise and threats continue to evolve. We’re dedicated to delivering innovative products designed to protect all manner of connected devices and the people who use them. Our 2017 lineup demonstrates this level of commitment.”

Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX),DROPPED -0.10% and closed at $10.12 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $10.06 and $10.18. The company’s Market capitalization is $10.20 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.01 Billion. Following the separation of Xerox (XRX) into two companies, Conduent Incorporated, the new business process services company, will trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol CNDT. Xerox will continue to trade on the NYSE as XRX.

“Our separation into Xerox and Conduent will create two independent, Fortune 500-scale, publicly traded companies with distinct and compelling investment propositions and differentiated financial profiles, growth drivers and business prospects,” said Ashok Vemuri, recently designated CEO of Conduent. “The New York Stock Exchange has long offered the premiere venue for the world’s best companies to drive shareholder value. We believe this is the best exchange for each of these industry leaders to build its long-term shareholder base.”

“We’re delighted to welcome Conduent to the NYSE’s community of esteemed companies and thank Xerox, an iconic global leader, for its continued listing since 1961,” said Tom Farley, President, NYSE Group. “The NYSE is happy to be the listing venue for Xerox and Conduent, and we look forward to delivering the superior market quality, global visibility and best-in-class issuer services that are associated with the NYSE’s proven model and value proposition.”

The company anticipates to complete its separation by year-end 2016. At the separation, Xerox shareholders will own all stock in both companies. The separation of Xerox and Conduent is intended to be tax-free to Xerox shareholders for U.S. Federal income tax purposes. The transaction is subject to final approval by Xerox’s board of directors, among other conditions.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), gained   0.13% and closed at $63.42 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $62.33 and $63.72. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $28.16 and reached to max level of $73.87. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. The Oil and Gas Exploration and Production segment explores for and produces oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The Midstream segment provides gathering, processing, treating, and transportation services to Anadarko and third-party oil, natural-gas, and NGLs producers, in addition to owns and operates gathering, processing, treating, and transportation systems in the United States. The Marketing segment markets oil, natural gas, and NGLs in the United States; oil and NGLs internationally; and anticipated liquefied natural gas production from Mozambique. The company’s asset portfolio includes U.S. onshore resource plays in the Rocky Mountains area, the southern United States, the Appalachian basin, and Alaska; the deepwater Gulf of Mexico; and in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, New Zealand, Kenya, and other countries.

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