Best Growth Stocks For 2019

In times of stock market turmoil, Tom Plumb, whose Plumb Equity Fund (PLBEX) invests in stocks of large, fast-growing companies, is not one to batten down the proverbial hatches. The recent market correction was an opportunity to buy his favorite stocks at a discount, and Plumb jumped at the chance to add to key holdings and initiate new positions. For a manager who invests in companies based on their growth potential over the next five to 10 years, and is therefore willing to withstand some market volatility, beefing up the portfolio during a downturn is a no-brainer.

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The long-term growth prospects for the 30 stocks in the namesake fund depend on worldwide trends that Plumb believes will transcend short-term ebbs and flows in the stock market. Most stocks in the portfolio fall under one of two themes. The first is a shift in shopping habits. With consumers increasingly favoring online and mobile transactions over in-store purchases, payment processors such as Visa and MasterCard should command a larger percentage of overall sales, Plumb says. Both stocks are among the fund’s top holdings, with Visa occupying the top spot. The other major theme: cloud computing. Software companies that shift from selling software licenses toward selling cloud-based subscriptions should significantly boost recurring revenues, says Plumb. Firms that are successfully making the change, such as Ansys, which specializes in simulation and design software used in engineering, as well as top cloud providers Alphabet and Amazon.com occupy prominent positions in the fund.

Best Growth Stocks For 2019: Valero Energy Partners LP(VLP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE: SHLX) and Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine cut shares of Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report released on Friday morning.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) has treated income investors well over the course of its brief history as a public company. Since its IPO in late 2013, the master limited partnership (MLP) has increased its payout every single quarter, boosting it by an impressive 148% overall. However, there’s plenty more growth where that came from given the company’s strong financial profile and the opportunities it has in the pipeline.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Best Growth Stocks For 2019: Graham Corporation(GHM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of Graham Co. (NYSE:GHM) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $27.51 and last traded at $27.41, with a volume of 80000 shares. The stock had previously closed at $26.10.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Graham Co. (NYSE:GHM) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 30th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 13th will be given a dividend of 0.09 per share by the industrial products company on Wednesday, June 27th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.38%.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Boston Partners cut its position in shares of Graham Co. (NYSE:GHM) by 13.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 113,865 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 18,215 shares during the quarter. Boston Partners owned about 1.17% of Graham worth $2,439,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Graham (NYSE: GHM) and Twin Disc (NASDAQ:TWIN) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Best Growth Stocks For 2019: TELUS Corporation(TU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    LSV Asset Management reduced its position in Telus (NYSE:TU) (TSE:T) by 42.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 112,500 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after selling 83,000 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in Telus were worth $3,955,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    TELUS Co. (NYSE:TU) (TSE:T) – Research analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for TELUS in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, July 10th. National Bank Financial analyst A. Shine anticipates that the Wireless communications provider will post earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter.

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