Hot Energy Stocks To Watch Right Now

Toward the end of trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.44 percent to 20,895.85 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.64 percent to 6,122.41. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.45 percent to 2,392.43.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector was the top gainer in the US market on Monday. Top gainers in the sector included Nutraceutical Int'l Corp. (NASDAQ: NUTR), BRF SA (ADR) (NYSE: BRFS), and Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ: CHEF).

In trading on Monday, energy shares fell 0.12 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE: CHKR), down 6 percent, and Natural Resource Partners LP (NYSE: NRP), down 5 percent.

Top Headline

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE: BAH) posted better-than-expected results for its fourth quarter.

Booz Allen reported earnings of $0.45 per share in the quarter on revenue of $1.58 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings of $0.43 per share on revenue of $1.48 billion.

Booz Allen expects FY 2018 earnings of $1.79 to $1.89 per share, versus analysts’ estimates of $1.73 per share.

Hot Energy Stocks To Watch Right Now: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]

    Will Twitter ever have any good news? Up to 15% of active Twitter (TWTR) accounts are run by bots, reported ABC News. Makes you wonder about the quality of the company’s financials, and even more about its future. 

  • [By Nelson Hem]

    In “The Twitter Downgrade Everyone Is Talking About,” Jayson Derrick points out that there is a “clear winner” in the social media space and it isn’t Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR). See what one key analyst had to say about engagement versus revenue growth at Twitter, its efforts at digital live video and more.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) reported better-than-expected results for its third quarter.

    Twitter earned 10 cents per share in the third quarter on revenue of $590 million. Wall Street analysts were expecting the social media company to earn seven cents per share on revenue of $568 million.

  • [By Vikram Nagarkar]

    San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)has given investors quite a few things to cheer about this year. Yet, TWTR stock is down by over 22% for the year so far, even after a ~20% rally in the last six months. Beyond the reasonable success Twitter has seen in live streaming, the micro blogging site has recorded many other positives as well. From generating positive free cash flows for four quarters in a row, to job cuts (cost cutting), and voicing its focus on turning a profit in 2017, Twitter has conveyed its intent to fix its financials. That said, some niggling concerns are yet to be addressed. Can Twitter Inc turn things around in 2017? More importantly, should you bet on it? Let’s find out.

  • [By Adam Levy]

    That’s not to say Instagram hasn’t done a good job on its own. It says it has 8 million businesses with profiles — the equivalent of Pages on Facebook. For comparison, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) said it had identified 9 million active businesses on its social network around this time last year.

Hot Energy Stocks To Watch Right Now: The ExOne Company(XONE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap 3D printer stock ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE) is scheduled for after the marketcloses onThursday (March 16th). 3D printer stocks had their day in the sun a fewyears ago, buthave been disappointing investors eversincethe 3Dbubble burst whileHP Inc (NYSE: HPQ) entering the printer market with its Jet Fusion 3D adds further headwinds. However,3D printershares appear to have stabilized as the short interest has largely been cleared out.

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows 3D Systems Corporation outperformingother 3D printing stocks like small caps ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE), Stratasys, Ltd (NASDAQ: SSYS)and Voxeljet AG (NYSE: VJET) with all four peaking around the same time in 2013/2014 before crashing with some signs of stabilization over the past 1 1/2 years:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of Stratasys, Ltd along with other small cap 3D printing stocks like 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD), ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE)and Voxeljet AG (NYSE: VJET) all peaking a few years and all showing some signs of stabilization over the past year:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap 3D printer stock ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE) reportedQ1 2017 earnings after theWednesday market close. Consolidated revenue rose 29% to $10.869 million as machine revenue nearly doubled to $4.3 million versus $2.2 million in the first quarter of 2016. On a machine unit basis, five machines were sold in the first quarter of 2017 compared with one in the 2016 first quarter. Non-machine revenue increased 6% to $6.6 million, compared with $6.2 million in the first quarter of 2016, with the growth driven by increased consumable materials and service due to a larger installed base of machines. The earnings report warned:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of Stratasys, Ltd along with other small cap 3D printing stocks like 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD), ExOne Co (NASDAQ: XONE)and Voxeljet AG (NYSE: VJET) all peaking a few years with the bubble bursting and all showing some signs of stabilization or even a bit of a recent uptick:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Short interest in The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) rose by 1.6% to 2.38 million shares. About 22.1% of the company’s shareswere short. ExOne’s share price fell by nearly 13% in the two weeks. The stock’s 52-week range is $6.60 to $16.15, and shares closed at $11.11 on Friday, down about 0.7% for the day. Days to cover fell from 17 to 13.

Hot Energy Stocks To Watch Right Now: BB&T Corporation(BBT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    We believe investors should continue to own three types of bank stocks: “Return of Capital (RC) Stocks”, “Risk On (RO) Stocks”, and “Multiple Revaluation (MR) Stocks.” RC stocks include M&T Bank (MTB), PNC Financial Services Group (PNC), and SunTrust Banks (STI); RO stocks include Bank of America, Popular (BPOP), Citigroup, JPMorgan, and KeyCorp (KEY); and MR stocks include BB&T (BBT) and PNC Financial Services Group (PNC).

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