C | Glossary of Terms and Company Profiles

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CALL
magicJack VocalTec Ltd. provides voice over Internet protocol services over various platforms. It also offers magicJack, a competitive local exchange carrier.
Candlestick
A chart style that includes a body and a top and bottom "wick". The top of the "wick" is the high of the day and the bottom the low of the day. On an up day the top of the body is the close and the bottom the open. On a down day the top of the body is the open and the bottom the close.
Candlestick
CAR
Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers. The company supplies rental cars to the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry under the Avis brand name; and to the value-conscious segments of the industry under the Budget brand name.
CAT
Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide.
CBOU
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. owns and operates coffeehouses. The company offers premium coffee and espresso-based beverages, as well as specialty teas, handcrafted beverages, foods, coffee lifestyle items, branded merchandise, and related products. It also sells whole bean and ground coffee to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, office coffee providers, airlines, hotels, sports and entertainment venues, college campuses, and online customers.
CBST
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs in the acute care environment.
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops, sells or leases, licenses, and maintains electronic design automation software, hardware, verification intellectual property (IP), and design IP for semiconductor and electronic system customers worldwide.
CEG
Constellation Energy Group, Inc. operates as an energy company in the United States and Canada. The company develops, owns, operates, and maintains fossil and renewable generating facilities.
CF
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, CF Industries, Inc., manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products, serving agricultural and industrial customers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Nitrogen and Phosphate.
Channel
A range between support and resistance that a stock trades in for a period of time.
Chartered Market Technician
A professional designation that confirms proficiency in the technical analysis of financial markets.
CHD
Church & Dwight Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of household, personal care, and specialty products under various brand names in the United States and internationally.
CHKP
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of software, and combined hardware and software products and services for information technology (IT) security applications worldwide. The company offers a range of network and gateway security solutions, data and endpoint security solutions, and management solutions.
CHL
China Mobile Limited, an investment holding company, provides mobile telecommunications and related services primarily in the Mainland China. It offers various services comprising local calls, domestic long distance calls, international long distance calls, domestic roaming, and international roaming.
CIE
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil-focused exploration and production company. The company focuses on the deepwater of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa.
CKSW
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. provides workforce and service management products and solutions. The company offers service optimization suite of solutions, including Field Service Daily Suite that covers decision making and optimization support; Roster Suite, which covers shift planning needs for managers and employees.
CLF
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, engages in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump ore, and metallurgical coal.
CLH
Clean Harbors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental, energy, and industrial services.
CLNE
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicle fleets in the United States and Canada. The company designs, builds, operates, and maintains fueling stations, as well as supplies compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. Its CNG is used in automobiles, light to medium-duty vehicles, refuse trucks, and transit buses as an alternative to gasoline and diesel.
CLSN
Celsion Corporation, an oncology drug development company, engages in the development and commercialization of targeted chemotherapeutic oncology drugs based on its proprietary heat-activated liposomal technology.
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. develops and operates fast-casual, fresh Mexican food restaurants in the United States. It also operates restaurants in Toronto, Canada and in London, the United Kingdom.
CMS
CMS Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. The company operates in three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises.
CNK
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the motion picture exhibition business. As of June 30, 2011, it operated 436 theatres with 4,983 screens in 39 states of the United States, as well as in Brazil, Mexico, and 11 other Latin American countries.
CNX
CONSOL Energy Inc. produces coal and natural gas for energy and raw material markets. The company is involved in the mining, preparation, and marketing steam coal primarily to electric power generation industry; and metallurgical coal to steel and coke producers.
COF
Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association (COBNA), and Capital One, National Association (CONA), which provide various financial products and services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.
COG
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation operates as an independent oil and gas company in the United States. The company engages in the development, exploitation, exploration, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids.
COHOLB
Close Over High of Low Bar
Common Gap
A gap in a stock price caused by normal conditions. These gaps are usually closed quickly.
Confirmation
A situation in which a predicted pattern moves in the direction previously indicated.
Consolidation
Movement of a stock price in a well defined trading level. Generally considered a period of indecision.
Continuation Pattern
A consolidating pattern that is expected to move in the direction of the previous trend.
COST
Costco Wholesale Corporation engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories.
CPWM
Cost Plus, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of casual home furnishings and entertaining products in the United States. It offers home decorating items that include furniture, rugs, pillows, bath linens, lamps, window coverings, frames, and baskets; and furniture products, which comprise ready-to-assemble living and dining room pieces, handcrafted case goods, occasional pieces, and outdoor furniture made from various materials, such as rattan, hardwood, and metal.
CRDN
Ceradyne, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of technical ceramic products, ceramic powders, and components for defense, industrial, automotive/diesel, and commercial applications in the United States and internationally.
Credit
A credit transaction is one in which the net sale proceeds are larger than the net buy proceeds (cost), thereby bringing money into the account.
CREE
Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures light emitting diodes (LEDs), LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.
CRM
salesforce.com, inc. provides customer and collaboration relationship management (CRM) services to various businesses and industries worldwide. It also offers a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run business applications.
Crossover
Position on a stock chart where the price and a technical indicator intersect.
CROX
Crocs, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and children. The company primarily offers casual and athletic shoes, and shoe charms. It also designs and sells a range of footwear and accessories that utilize its proprietary closed cell-resin, called Croslite. The companys footwear products include boots, sandals, sneakers, mules, and flats. In addition, it provides footwear products for the hospital, restaurant, hotel, and hospitality markets, as well as general foot care and diabetic-needs markets.
CRUS
Cirrus Logic, Inc. develops high-precision analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). The company offers analog and mixed-signal audio converter and audio digital signal processor (DSP) products, which include analog-to-digital converters (ADCs); digital-to-analog converters (DACs); chips for integrating ADCs and DACs into an IC; digital interface ICs; volume controls; and digital amplifiers, as well as audio DSPs for consumer electronics applications, such as A/V receivers, digital TVs, and CobraNet ICs and modules for networked audio applications.
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. provides learning and talent management solution delivered as software-as-a-service. The company offers three integrated cloud-based solutions for learning management, performance management, and extended enterprise.
CSTR
Coinstar, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides automated retail solutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The company's core automated retail businesses include the redbox self-service DVD rental; and Coinstar self-service coin-counting brands. It operates self-service DVD kiosks, which enable costumers to rent or purchase movies.
CTAS
Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Rental Uniforms and Ancillary Products; Uniform Direct Sales; First Aid, Safety, and Fire Protection Services; and Document Management Services.
CTB
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets replacement tires in North America and internationally. It operates in two segments, North American Tire Operations and International Tire Operations.
CTCT
Constant Contact, Inc. provides on-demand email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online survey products primarily in the United States. It offers email marketing products, which allow customers to create, send, and track professional and affordable permission-based email marketing campaigns; and social media marketing products that allow customers to manage and optimize their presence across multiple social media networks.
Cup and Handle
A price pattern where the initial action resembles a cup followed by a small downtrend considered a handle.
Cup and Handle
CVI
CVR Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining and marketing transportation fuels in the United States. The company also produces and markets nitrogen fertilizer products. It operates through two segments, Petroleum and Nitrogen Fertilizer.
CY
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mixed-signal programmable solutions worldwide. Its Consumer and Computation division offers PSoC devices (Programmable System-on-Chip) for consumer, industrial, medical, and system management applications; TrueTouch touchscreen controllers; CapSense touch-sensing solutions; Universal Serial Bus (USB) controllers, USB hubs, transceivers, serial interface engines, and embedded-host products; WirelessUSB; programmable clocks for devices requiring multiple frequencies; and RoboClock Clock Buffers to offer a timing solution for designers of communications, computation, and storage networking applications
CYBX
Cyberonics, Inc., a neuromodulation company, engages in the design, development, sale, and marketing of implantable medical devices that provide vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for the treatment of refractory epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression.
CZZ
Cosan Limited engages in energy, food, logistics, infrastructure, and agricultural property management business activities primarily in Brazil, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and North America.