Worth Watching Stocks Watch List: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:LYG)

On Thursday, Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), subtract -4.08% and closed at $9.64 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $9.14 and $9.74. Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a natural resource company, acquires, explores, and develops mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. The company explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, in addition to oil and gas. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita, Miami, Chino, Tyrone, Henderson, and Climax in North America; Cerro Verde and El Abra in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. The company’s oil and gas operations include oil production facilities in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; oil production facilities onshore and offshore in California; onshore natural gas resources in the Haynesville shale in Louisiana; natural gas production from the Madden area in central Wyoming; and a position in the Inboard Lower Tertiary/Cretaceous natural gas trend onshore located in South Louisiana. As of December 31, 2015, its merged recoverable proven and probable mineral reserves included 99.5 billion pounds of copper, 27.1 million ounces of gold, 3.05 billion pounds of molybdenum, 271.2 million ounces of silver, and 0.87 billion pounds of cobalt; and its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves totaled 252 million barrels of oil equivalents.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), dropped -4.82% and closed at $4.54 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $4.48 and $4.62. The company’s Market capitalization is $1.08 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 238.20 million. AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its partner, AK Steel Corporation, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel, and tubular products in the United States and internationally. It produces flat-rolled value-added carbon steels, counting coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled carbon steel products; and specialty stainless and electrical steels in sheet and strip forms. The company also produces carbon and stainless steel that is finished into welded steel tubing, which is used in the automotive, large truck, industrial, and construction markets; buys and sells steel and steel products, and other materials; and produces metallurgical coal from reserves in Pennsylvania. It sells its flat-rolled carbon steel products mainly to automotive manufacturers and to customers in the infrastructure and manufacturing markets, counting electrical transmission, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, and appliances; and coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled carbon steel products to distributors, service centers, and converters. The company sells its stainless steel products to manufacturers and their suppliers in the automotive industry; manufacturers of food handling, chemical processing, pollution control, and medical and health equipment; and distributors and service centers. It also sells electrical steel products to manufacturers of power transmission and distribution transformers, in addition to for use in the manufacture of electrical motors and generators.

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:LYG), lost -0.38% and closed at $2.62 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $2.56 and $2.62. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $2.47 and reached to max level of $4.85. Lloyds Banking Group plc provides banking and financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance, and Insurance. The Retail segment offers a range of financial service products, counting current accounts, savings, personal loans, and mortgages to wealth and small business customers; and distributes insurance, protection and credit cards, and a range of long-term savings and investment products. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, transactional banking, working capital administration, risk administration, and debt capital markets services, in addition to private equity financing to various clients comprising small and medium-sized companies, mid-markets, corporates, and financial institutions. The Consumer Finance segment offers motor finance, credit cards, European mortgages and deposit taking, and car leasing services to consumers and commercial customers. The Insurance segment provides long-term savings, retirement solutions, and protection products through the intermediaries and direct channels; home insurance products through branch network, direct channels, and planned corporate partners; and annuities.


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