Best Gold Stocks To Own Right Now

What happened

Shares of energy drink producer Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) jumped as much as 6.3% in Friday’s trading, before settling down to a milder 4.8% gain at 2:40 p.m. EDT. Several analyst firms walked away from Monster’s annual shareholder meeting with the impression that it probably will raise unit prices by the end of the year.

So what

In a research note published early Friday morning, analyst firm Stifel Nicolaus noted that Monster’s sales growth should continue tracking near 10% throughout 2018, while gross margins are expanding. Goldman Sachs agreed, with a focus on CEO Rodney Sacks saying that Monster is “highly likely” to battle rising ingredient costs by raising prices later this year.

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Now what

Going beyond the simple pricing prospects, Monster is expanding its energy drink sales around the world in a tight partnership with distribution wizard Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO). During the shareholder meeting, Sacks highlighted newly opened or expanded markets in places like Ecuador, Israel, and Eastern Europe. Pairing that long-term growth driver with solid pricing power, Monster Beverage looks ready to keep the good times rolling for at least several more years.

Best Gold Stocks To Own Right Now: CME Group Inc.(CME)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its holdings in CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 18.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 26,969 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,160 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in CME Group were worth $4,413,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Last December, two major futures exchanges started offering futures contracts on bitcoin. CBOE Global Markets (NASDAQ:CBOE) was the first to market with its futures offering, and CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) didn’t waste any time coming out with its own version of a bitcoin contract.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Cashme (CURRENCY:CME) traded down 0.1% against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 10:00 AM E.T. on August 27th. Over the last week, Cashme has traded up 55.3% against the US dollar. Cashme has a market cap of $0.00 and $0.00 worth of Cashme was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Cashme coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.0003 or 0.00000003 BTC on exchanges.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this segment from Motley Fool Money, host Chris Hill asks Fool senior analysts Andy Cross, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross to give us the lowdown on some companies that caught their attention recently. But only two picked were individual equities this time around: CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), operator of the world’s largest futures and options exchange; and creative software publisher Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE). The third Fool had his interest piqued by an ETF — namely, the iShares MSCI China (NASDAQ:MCHI) Index Fund.

Best Gold Stocks To Own Right Now: Golden Star Resources Ltd(GSS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSS) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 10,021,831 shares, an increase of 6.9% from the September 14th total of 9,371,344 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,038,207 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.7 days. Approximately 4.7% of the company’s shares are sold short.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Golden Star Resources Ltd. (TSE:GSC) (NYSE:GSS) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the six ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$1.48.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Best Gold Stocks To Own Right Now: Northgate Minerals Corporation(NXG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Shares of NEX Group PLC (LON:NXG) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the nine ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 696 ($9.21).

Best Gold Stocks To Own Right Now: Orezone Gold Corp (ORE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Galactrum (ORE) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the
    Lyra2RE hashing algorithm. It was first traded on December 13th, 2017. Galactrum’s total supply is 2,781,952 coins and its circulating supply is 2,061,952 coins. Galactrum’s official website is galactrum.org. Galactrum’s official Twitter account is @galactrum.

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Sandstorm’s due diligence is thorough, they don’t just invest in any company. They like West Africa because they understand the area and the opportunities that exist there. Sandstorm is a royalty and streaming company, so they make these investments and receive cashflow deals that often kick in much later on. But they have already established a presence in Burkina and have deals in place with larger companies like Orezone Gold (TSXV: ORE) and Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV). Sandstorm’s investment also potentially gives us access to their marketing department through something they call Launch Lab, and it looks like it will really benefit our own marketing efforts and will expose us to more opportunities over the coming year.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Galactrum (CURRENCY:ORE) traded 1.7% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on August 31st. Galactrum has a total market capitalization of $866,847.00 and approximately $5,272.00 worth of Galactrum was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Galactrum coin can now be purchased for about $0.42 or 0.00006032 BTC on major exchanges including Stocks.Exchange and Cryptopia. In the last seven days, Galactrum has traded 12.5% higher against the U.S. dollar.

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