Many analysts have voiced fears that the U.S. stock markets march higher is overdone.
One chart watcher, on the other hand, is suggesting the opposite.
The breakout could be just getting started, wrote Jonathan Krinsky, chief market technician at MKM Partners, in a note dated Sunday.
This view comes after Krinsky looked not at the S&P 500
or the Dows
30 blue chips, but rather at the Value Line Geometric Index
, which consists of about 1,675 U.S. stocks.
Best Blue Chip Stocks To Watch Right Now: Regions Financial Corporation(RF)
- [By Sean Williams]
Income investors often turn to bank stocks when looking for a steady dividend, but few offer the dividend growth potential of Southeastern regional bankRegions Financial (NYSE:RF).
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Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) has $125 billion in SIFI-measured assets and also focuses its operations in the Midwest and Southeast. A cost-saving initiative has helped the bank increase its earnings and savings goals for two quarters and management now believes it can complete the program, saving $400 million in expenses a year earlier in 2018.
- [By Jon C. Ogg]
In the super-regional banks that are not money center banks, Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF) was up 6.3% at $13.22, and Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION) was last seen up 3.8% at $38.30. They would both do better with lower regulatory costs and be able to better compete against larger banks when their stress test results had not been as strong.
Best Blue Chip Stocks To Watch Right Now: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.(MRVL)
- [By Lisa Levin]
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- [By Peter Graham]
Mid cap fabless semiconductor stock Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL) reported Q2 fiscal 2018 earnings after the Thursday market close with results beating Wall Street expectations. Q2 revenue was $604.750 million (which exceeded the midpoint of the Company’s guidance provided on May 25, 2017) versus $597.346 million. GAAP net income from continuing operations was $165.259 million versus $51.305 million. The CEO commented:
- [By Chris Neiger]
Specifically, GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ:MRVL) caught my eye recently. The two companies are hardly pure-plays in the IoT (there aren’t many of those), but each is betting on the Internet of Things in its own way, and each looks a bit overpriced right now.
- [By Peter Graham]
Mid cap fabless semiconductor stock Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL) reported Q3 fiscal 2018 earnings after theTuesday market close which beat expectations plus the Company forecasted strong results in the current quarter thanks to robust demand for its networking and connectivity chips. Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 was $616.302 million versus $623.651 million, which exceeded the midpoint of the Company’s guidance provided on August 24, 2017. Net income was $200.188 million versus $72.616 million. The CEO commented:
- [By Peter Graham]
Mid cap fabless semiconductor stock Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ: MRVL) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings after the Thursday market close that beat expectations. Net revenue was $579.180 million versus $519.383 million andnet income was $96.970 million versus a net loss of $13.271 million. The CEO commented:
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- [By Monica Gerson]
Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) is estimated to report its quarterly earnings at $0.09 per share on revenue of $364.50 million.
DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ: XRAY) is expected to report its quarterly earnings at $0.63 per share on revenue of $734.75 million.
Best Blue Chip Stocks To Watch Right Now: On Assignment Inc.(ASGN)
- [By Jim Robertson]
On Thursday, our Under the Radar Moversnewslettersuggested suggested small cap employment services stockOn Assignment, Inc (NYSE: ASGN) as a short trade thats already turned profitable for us:
Best Blue Chip Stocks To Watch Right Now: Fox Factory Holding Corp.(FOXF)
- [By Javier Hasse]
Fox Factory Holding Corp (NASDAQ: FOXF) was down 1.8 percent after posting a 2.16 percent rise over the day.
Finally, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ: GRPN) gained 1.3 percent, continuing with the 3.85 percent spike it experienced on Friday trading.