When the stock market sends a company’s share price down through no fault of the company, it can be a great time to buy. And the recent market turmoil has been tough on many businesses, regardless of whether they’re outperforming or underperforming in their industries.
Three companies that the market has walloped areApache Corporation(NYSE:APA),Magellan Midstream Partners(NYSE:MMP), andGeneral Motors(NYSE:GM). Here’s why these stocks look like bargains, and why today might be a good time to scoop up some shares.
Sometimes, the stock market hits a stock hard. That can be the best time to buy. Image source: Getty Images.
An ignored opportunity
Independent oil and gas exploration and production company Apache Corporation hasn’t been able to hit its stride since announcing a monster new oil and gas find in West Texas called “Alpine High.” The company shifted a lot of capital to developing the Alpine High field, and initial results have been encouraging. In spite of that, the stock market has bid the company’s shares lower and lower.
Best Stocks To Buy For 2019: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.(VSH)
- [By Max Byerly]
Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) and Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.
Best Stocks To Buy For 2019: Newfield Exploration Company(NFX)
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Fernwood Investment Management LLC trimmed its stake in Newfield Exploration (NYSE:NFX) by 6.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 31,500 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 2,000 shares during the quarter. Fernwood Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Newfield Exploration were worth $769,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
- [By VantagePoint]
Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) just had a bearish crossover on Friday, according to the chart. The predicted 72-hour moving average crossed below the simple 10-day moving average. If Monday's price action holds, that will serve as a confirmation the negative trend.
- [By Chris Lange]
The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Tuesday was Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) which traded down nearly 5% at $23.22. The stocks 52-week range is $22.96 to $37.61. Volume was 5.2 million compared to the daily average volume of 3.3 million.
- [By Paul Ausick]
Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE: NFX) traded down about 10.2% Wednesday and posted a new 52-week low of $23.10 after closing Tuesday at $25.73. The stock’s 52-week high is $40.82. Volume was approaching five times the daily average of 2.6 million shares. The independent oil & gas producer reported earnings last night.
Best Stocks To Buy For 2019: Meritage Corporation(MTH)
- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By JJ Kinahan]
Next week is big for housing numbers. March existing home sales figures are scheduled for Monday and new home sales for March along with the February S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index on Tuesday. As for homebuilders, Pulte Group, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) is scheduled to report Q1 results Tuesday, and D.R. Horton Inc (NYSE: DHI) is scheduled to report fiscal Q2 numbers on Thursday. The industry already has seen strong Q1 results from Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN), and housing starts and building permits in March rose more than expected. These results, as well as those and the economic data from next week could provide clues for the industry going forward. After NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR) reports results this morning, Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE: MTH) releases its Q1 results April 25. We’ll have to wait until next month for some of the other homebuilders, as well as from home improvement companies Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s Companies Inc (NYSE: LOW), before we get a more complete snapshot of the housing market.
- [By Jason Hall]
Hall:Right, yeah. And, a lot of these areas, there’s actually an interesting thing. One of the companies we’re going to talk about, Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH), on their latest earnings call and in their latest release, it’s not just first-time buyers,it’s not just millennials. That’s a huge secular trend, millennials moving into the home-buying market. It’s the largestsegment of the population. They’re going to be driving housing salesfor the next 20 years, potentially. But Meritage Homes also said that they’re seeing a lot of demand in their entry-level communities from retiring baby boomers who are downsizing. So,it’s creating dual demand from two opposite ends of the age demographic.
Best Stocks To Buy For 2019: Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc.(ARTW)
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES) shares surged 296.07 percent to close at $1.25 on Monday after the California Department of Pesticide Regulation proposed to register the company's ContraPest for sale and use in California.
AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: UAVS) shares gained 19.59 percent to close at $2.93.
TransGlobe Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: TGA) rose 18.39 percent to close at $2.64 on Monday.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) shares gained 15.91 percent to close at $2.55.
VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) shares jumped 14.9 percent to close at $2.39.
Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ: RESN) climbed 13.96 percent to close at $4.49.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) shares rose 13.55 percent to close at $4.61 on Monday.
Lilis Energy, Inc. (NYSE: LLEX) surged 13.09 percent to close at $5.01.
MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI) gained 12.9 percent to close at $49.28. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) agreed to acquire MB Financial for $54.70 per share in cash and stock.
TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE: TRXC) shares rose 12.83 percent to close at $3.43.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) jumped 12.52 percent to close at $57.86 on Reports that it has reached a deal with Fox for Its 'Smackdown Live' program.
Eastman Kodak Company (NASDAQ: KODK) rose 12.38 percent to close at $5.90.
NuCana plc (NASDAQ: NCNA) climbed 11.94 percent to close at $26.44. NuCana appointed Dr. Cyrille Leperlier to its Board as an independent non-executive Director.
Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQMS) rose 11.83 percent to close at $3.97 on Monday.
Huami Corporation (NYSE: HMI) shares jumped 11.27 percent to close at $10.17 following Q1 results.
21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) gained 9.55 percent to close at $7.34.
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) rose 8.56 percent to close at $7.86 after the company announced an exclusive partnership with Multi Touch Interactives to strengthen the de
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES) shares jumped 113.5 percent to $0.6737 after the California Department of Pesticide Regulation proposed to register the company's ContraPest for sale and use in California.
AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: UAVS) shares rose 35.34 percent to close at $3.32.
Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW) shares gained 30.36 percent to $3.65.
Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: XTNT) shares jumped 25.6 percent to $7.4701 after the company disclosed that it has received the FDA clearance for InTice™-C Porous Titanium Cervical Interbody System.
VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) shares surged 20 percent to $2.495.
TransGlobe Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: TGA) surged 17.04 percent to $2.61.
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) gained 15 percent to $8.32 after the company announced an exclusive partnership with Multi Touch Interactives to strengthen the development of next generation interactive educational activities.
Arcimoto, Inc. (NASDAQ: FUV) gained 15 percent to $3.39.
MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI) rose 13.7 percent to $49.64. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) agreed to acquire MB Financial for $54.70 per share in cash and stock.
FRONTEO, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEO) shares rose 11.8 percent to $20.956.
TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE: TRXC) shares jumped 11.1 percent to $3.38.
21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) rose 10.6 percent to $7.41.
NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) shares gained 9 percent to $2.32.
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) rose 7.6 percent to $24.19. Northcoast Research upgraded Kelly Services from Neutral to Buy.
LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) shares climbed 5.6 percent to $33.70. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) will buy LaSalle Hotel Properties in a $4.8 billion deal, Bloomberg reported.
Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX) gained 5.5 percent to $32.56. KeyBanc upgraded Alteryx from Sector Weight to Overweight.
Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: