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Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019

The travails and triumphs of the market visited two of its mavens this week, when a PR fiasco sunk Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) stock United Airlines and an unlikely burst occurred in one of Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio)’s most stubborn stocks, BlackBerry.

Shares of United Continental Holdings dropped 4.29% on Monday and Tuesday, shaving $88.9 million off of Buffett’s holding as it sunk from $2.07 billion in value to $1.98 billion. The drop came not from operational trouble but from investors turned off by the airline’s treatment of passenger aboard a flight and its subsequent handling of the blowback.

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 14: Warren Buffett participates in a discussion during the White House Summit on the United State Of Women June 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. The White House hosts the first ever summit to push for gender equality. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Covington Capital Management cut its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 9.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 204,695 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 21,585 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF comprises 0.9% of Covington Capital Management’s portfolio, making the stock its 29th biggest holding. Covington Capital Management’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $14,263,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Trust Co. of Virginia VA decreased its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 358,564 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,428 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF comprises 3.4% of Trust Co. of Virginia VA’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd biggest position. Trust Co. of Virginia VA’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $24,013,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

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  • [By Todd Shriber, ETF Professor]

    HEFA debuted in early 2014 as the currency hedged alternative to traditional MSCI EAFE strategies. HEFA is essentially the MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSE: EFA) with a currency hedged kicker. EFA, one of the largest developed market ETFs, is HEFA lone equity holding. HEFA has amassed $3.61 billion in assets since coming to market.

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.(TYPE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of Monotype Imaging (NASDAQ:TYPE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) and Monotype Imaging (NASDAQ:TYPE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Typerium (CURRENCY:TYPE) traded 3% lower against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 16:00 PM Eastern on February 6th. One Typerium token can currently be bought for approximately $0.0006 or 0.00000018 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including LATOKEN, Trade Satoshi and CoinExchange. Over the last week, Typerium has traded 21.7% higher against the US dollar. Typerium has a total market capitalization of $57,090.00 and $628.00 worth of Typerium was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.(ASX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    LDK Solar (OTCMKTS:LDKYQ) and ASE Technology (NYSE:ASX) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    ASE Technology (NYSE:ASX) and Magnachip Semiconductor (NYSE:MX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    ASE Technology Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: ASX), a semiconductor firm, has outstanding earnings and growth potential that should propel the shares upward.

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: Ion Geophysical Corporation(IO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Jim Robertson]

    Small cap ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) jumped 24.92% yesterday after earnings and appears to have finally undergone a reversal near the end of December as the Company seeks new markets beyond oil and gas plus achieve clarity on an ongoing lawsuit.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    ION Geophysical (NYSE: IO) and Glencore (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Shares of Ion Geophysical Corp (NYSE:IO) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $35.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Ion Geophysical Corp (NYSE:IO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders bought 1,224 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,230% compared to the typical volume of 92 call options.

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: Sandstorm Gold Ltd(SAND )

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Boston Partners purchased a new stake in Sandstorm Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 463,325 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,205,000. Boston Partners owned about 0.25% of Sandstorm Gold as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    CIBC Asset Management Inc grew its stake in shares of Sandstorm Gold Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) by 41.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 962,780 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 283,504 shares during the quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Sandstorm Gold were worth $4,458,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Sandstorm Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:SAND) had its target price raised by analysts at Raymond James from $5.75 to $6.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the mining company’s stock. Raymond James’ price target points to a potential upside of 4.35% from the stock’s current price.

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2019: Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (MGV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Baird Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:MGV) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 10,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $761,000.

Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) has one of the most closely followed stock portfolios in the world, and for good reason. Many of the stocks in it were hand-selected by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

While I wouldn’t go so far as to say that all of these “Buffett stocks” are great buys, there are some that really stand out right now. Here are two in particular — an investment bank that’s quietly getting into the consumer side of the business, and an automaker that’s more of a disruptor than the market gives it credit for — that look extremely attractive as we head in to July.

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Company (Symbol)

Recent Stock Price

Dividend Yield

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS)

$223.26

1.4%

Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019: SM Energy Company(SM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    SM Energy Co  (NYSE:SM)Q4 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SM Energy Co (NYSE:SM) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-four analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $30.80.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    SM Energy Co (NYSE:SM) gapped up prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $32.22, but opened at $32.20. SM Energy shares last traded at $31.49, with a volume of 60289 shares trading hands.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    SM Energy (NYSE:SM) – Equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities lifted their Q2 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of SM Energy in a research report issued on Wednesday, May 23rd. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now anticipates that the energy company will post earnings per share of ($0.08) for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of ($0.09). Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for SM Energy’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.00 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.06 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.06 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.35 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.48 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.89 EPS.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019: Tennessee Valley Authority(TVE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Tamarack-Valley-Energy-Ltd (CVE:TVE) insider Ronald Steve Hozjan sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of C$4.20, for a total value of C$29,400.00.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Tamarack Valley Energy (TSE:TVE) received a C$7.00 target price from stock analysts at TD Securities in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. TD Securities’ target price points to a potential upside of 37.52% from the company’s current price.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Tamarack Valley Energy (TSE:TVE) had its price target boosted by National Bank Financial from C$6.50 to C$6.75 in a research report report published on Thursday. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Tamarack-Valley-Energy (CVE:TVE) had its price objective raised by equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets from C$3.75 to C$4.50 in a research note issued on Friday. BMO Capital Markets’ target price points to a potential downside of 82.02% from the stock’s current price.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News articles about Tennessee Valley Authority Debenture Series A (NYSE:TVE) have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tennessee Valley Authority Debenture Series A earned a media sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8115881519925 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019: First Financial Northwest Inc.(FFNW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    First Financial Northwest (NASDAQ:FFNW) will be announcing its earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.26 per share for the quarter.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Natixis Advisors L.P. grew its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 569,990 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 6,250 shares during the period. Natixis Advisors L.P.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $39,717,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Alerus Financial NA cut its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 17.2% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 8,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,724 shares during the quarter. Alerus Financial NA’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $487,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Stifel Financial Corp boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,450,778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,547 shares during the quarter. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $101,064,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy For 2019: Envestnet, Inc(ENV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Zillow (NASDAQ: ZG) and Envestnet (NYSE:ENV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Envestnet Inc  (NYSE:ENV)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 21, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now

I recently stumbled on a snippet of DA Davidson’s research on Roku (ROKU). The research analyst had a price target of $30 before bumping it to $32 after Q1 earnings. The bearish price target is in line with many other bears (i.e. Morgan Stanely, Citi, etc.); however, the method through which the analyst arrived at the $30 price target looks very wrong.

Instead of using simple near-term multiples to justify a low price target (as is the case with the Morgan Stanley analyst), the analyst used a discounted cash flow model. It is the right approach as a DCF model allows an investor to appreciate a company’s long-term potential. However, I can’t seem to reconcile his assumptions with a probable outcome in the real world.

Source: benzinga.com

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Glu Mobile Inc.(GLUU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) insider Masi Niccolo De sold 134,785 shares of Glu Mobile stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.81, for a total value of $648,315.85. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 524,755 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,524,071.55. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

  • [By John Ballard]

    After taking a breather in July, shares of mobile-game maker Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) resumed their rapid ascent in August. The latest jump followed an encouraging second-quarter earnings report that showed the company inching closer to turning a profit. Revenue jumped 31.2% year over year to $90.2 million, while the game maker’s net loss narrowed from $23.6 million a year ago to $4.4 million in the last quarter. 

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(ARNA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) by 16.9% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 543,774 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 78,445 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 1.10% of Arena Pharmaceuticals worth $21,479,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Maximus, Inc.(MMS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS)Q3 2018 Earnings Conference CallAug. 9, 2018, 9:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Maximus Inc. (NYSE:MMS) by 19.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 22,197 shares of the health services provider’s stock after selling 5,365 shares during the quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Maximus were worth $1,482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Maximus (NYSE:MMS) had its price target decreased by Canaccord Genuity from $65.00 to $64.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday. Canaccord Genuity currently has a hold rating on the health services provider’s stock.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Shares of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and three have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $71.33.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Maximus (NYSE:MMS) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.30-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.4-2.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.50 billion.

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc.(APF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Peel Hunt upgraded shares of Anglo Pacific Group (LON:APF) to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. Peel Hunt currently has GBX 190 ($2.53) target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 181 ($2.41).

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Time Warner Inc.(TWX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jamal Carnette, CFA]

    AT&T’s (NYSE:T) victory in its lawsuit to buy Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) can best be described as a rout. Not only did the company win an unconditional victory, giving up nothing to the federal government, but the U.S. District Court judge harshly weighed in on some government arguments, notably calling one “poppycock.”

  • [By Benzinga News Desk]

    AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $600,000 deal with U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, specified that Cohen would advise the company on its $85 billion merger with Time Warner (NYSE: TWX), the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing company documents: Link

  • [By ]

    Take the ongoing merger with Time Warner (Nasdaq: TWX). AT&T management believes the deal will reinforce the Direct TV purchase, which cost AT&T $67 billion. But the $85 billion price tag for TWX, including an additional $50 billion of debt, seems a bridge too far. On top of that, the company is facing stiff resistance from the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

  • [By Benzinga News Desk]

    Maybe AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $85 billion merger with Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) is in trouble, after all: Link

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  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.24 per share on revenue of $34.66 billion.
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $5.24 billion.
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.55 per share on revenue of $16.44 billion.
    Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.74 per share on revenue of $7.91 billion.
    ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $8.81 billion.
    PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.93 per share on revenue of $12.4 billion.
    American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $10.42 billion.
    Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.74 per share on revenue of $5.01 billion.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.8 per share on revenue of $34.52 billion.
    Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.66 per share on revenue of $5.38 billion.
    D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.85 per share on revenue of $3.76 billion.
    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.4 per share on revenue of $1.94 billion.
    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.56 per share on revenue of $2.94 billion.
    Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.92 per share on revenue of $4.63 billion.
    Shire plc (NASDAQ: SHPG) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.54 per share on revenue of $3.72 billion.
    Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) is projected to report quarter

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Ventas, Inc.(VTR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    Three Stocks to Watch Today: FB, AAPL, TSLA
    Shares of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) are under pressure after another government took action on the social media giant’s data policies. German regulators announced yesterday that they would limit the company’s ability to collect and combine consumer data and target advertising across all of its services. This ruling could make it far more difficult for the firm if it integrates the messaging platforms of Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp. Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) are in focus after news broke that it shifted its modem chip engineering team from its supply chain to its internal hardware group. Reuters suggests that it is aiming to develop modem chips in-house after years of buying them from companies like Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC). Such a change could bolster company profits in a big way in the future. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald argues that Apple stock is a bargain right now. It’s just one of several that tap into the unstoppable investment trends that can make you very rich. Learn more right here. On Monday (Feb. 4), Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced it was acquiring Maxwell Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), a battery and ultra-capacitor company. This might seem like a typical acquisition where a larger company scales its output by buying a smaller competitor. This is a much different move… On Friday, look for earnings reports from Arconic Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNC), Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC), Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), and Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR).
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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $55.33.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    vTorrent (VTR) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the
    Scrypt hashing algorithm. It launched on December 11th, 2014. vTorrent’s total supply is 11,604,722 coins. The Reddit community for vTorrent is /r/vTorrentCrypto and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. vTorrent’s official Twitter account is @vTorrentCrypto. vTorrent’s official website is vtorrent.info.

  • [By Matthew Frankel, CFP]

    There are a couple of main reasons I prefer HCP to the other big players in the industry such as Welltower (NYSE:WELL) or Ventas (NYSE:VTR). While I don’t think either of them is a bad investment by any means, HCP has the most diverse portfolio of the three and also has the highest concentration of private-pay healthcare tenants, which generally have more predictable revenue streams than those reliant on government reimbursements.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans reduced its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 79.7% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 34,152 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 133,919 shares during the quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,380,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Stephens Group Asset Management LLC reduced its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 69.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,744 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 19,791 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF makes up 0.2% of Stephens Group Asset Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 10th largest holding. Stephens Group Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $615,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Investors bought shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) on weakness during trading on Monday. $161.67 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $123.75 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $37.92 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE ETF had the 23rd highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF traded down ($0.46) for the day and closed at $70.22

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Investors sold shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EFA) on strength during trading on Monday. $138.69 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $310.48 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $171.79 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund traded up $0.90 for the day and closed at $68.22

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Exterran Corporation(EXTN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: SteadyMed Ltd.(STDY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Steadymed Ltd (NASDAQ:STDY) CEO Jonathan Rigby sold 88,831 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.66, for a total transaction of $413,952.46. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 41,605 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $193,879.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Top 10 Low Price Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Best Buy Co., Inc.(BBY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Timothy Green]

    If you were wondering how serious consumer electronics retailer Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) was about its plan to push deeper into services, the company’s $800 million acquisition of GreatCall provides an answer. Announced on Aug. 15, the deal for the connected health and personal emergency response services provider will bring along 900,000 paying subscribers and more than $300 million of annual revenue.

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    2. Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) — Best Buy posted a healthy 4.3% increase in comparable store sales last quarter, citing strength in mobile phones, gaming, and smart-home products. Management promptly upped its 2019 outlook and is now anticipating earnings growth of 15% to 17%.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “Richard M. Schulze Sells 25,443 Shares of Best Buy Co Inc (BBY) Stock” was originally published by Ticker Report and is owned by of Ticker Report. If you are reading this article on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & international trademark & copyright legislation. The legal version of this article can be viewed at www.tickerreport.com/banking-finance/4202871/richard-m-schulze-sells-25443-shares-of-best-buy-co-inc-bby-stock.html.

  • [By Daniel B. Kline]

    Retailers that have embraced the current market dynamics like Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), Target, and Walmart have thrived. These chains acknowledged that digital rivals changed the game. Best Buy, which was at one time at risk of being driven out of business by Amazon, changed its business in numerous ways (none of which included significant store closures).

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    2. Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) — Best Buy posted a healthy 4.3% increase in comparable store sales last quarter, citing strength in mobile phones, gaming, and smart-home products. Management promptly upped its 2019 outlook and is now anticipating earnings growth of 15% to 17%.

Best Small Cap Stocks To Invest In Right Now

On Thursday, small cap Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ: SQBG) along with diversified cannabis and hemp stock Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED; NYSE: CGC) announced that Martha Stewart had joined the Company in an advisory role to assist with developing and positioning a broad new line of product offerings across multiple categories. The news promptly sent shares of Sequential Brands Group up by 40% while Canopy Growth Corporation’s shares did not move much:

Sequential Brands Group owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties (As the Company acquired Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia at the end of 2015). The Company seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world.

Best Small Cap Stocks To Invest In Right Now: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Alerus Financial NA cut its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 17.2% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 8,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,724 shares during the quarter. Alerus Financial NA’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $487,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Investors bought shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) on weakness during trading on Monday. $161.67 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $123.75 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $37.92 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE ETF had the 23rd highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF traded down ($0.46) for the day and closed at $70.22

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Investors sold shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EFA) on strength during trading on Monday. $138.69 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $310.48 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $171.79 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund traded up $0.90 for the day and closed at $68.22

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    One Capital Management LLC lowered its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 35.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 42,026 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 23,427 shares during the quarter. One Capital Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,814,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Best Small Cap Stocks To Invest In Right Now: CTS Corporation(CTS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    CTS Co. (NYSE:CTS) CEO Kieran M. O’sullivan sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.42, for a total value of $364,200.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 400,401 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,582,604.42. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Best Small Cap Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP(PVR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) is engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas and the management of coal and natural resource properties in the United States. The Company operates in three business segments: Eastern Midstream, Midcontinent Midstream and Coal and Natural Resource Management. In March 2014, Regency Energy Partners LP announced that it has acquired acquires all of PVR Partners, L.P’s outstanding units.

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now

While stocks got hammered yesterday, and pre-market open conditions suggest another down day on Wall Street, gold continues to be the shining star for investors. Early trading this morning shows gold futures continue their rally, with evolving developments surrounding the Trump White House lifting prices on the safe-haven metal to new highs.

What this means for gold, and more specifically gold mining stocks, is the potential for a sustained upward trend in prices as investors reconsider the commodity in turbulent political and economic times. Nexus Gold Corp (OTC: NXXGF), a Vancouver-based mineral resource company that develops precious metal mineral assets in premier mining districts across the globe, was recently highlighted as one of the junior gold mining stocks to watch.

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.(TACO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Lord Abbett & CO. LLC trimmed its stake in Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) by 69.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 111,068 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 257,475 shares during the period. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC owned about 0.29% of Del Taco Restaurants worth $1,150,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO) shares saw a slight bump on Wednesday after one key analyst upped its price target on the taco chain. The upshot from this report is tasty returns for investors.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) Director Patrick Walsh acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $11.43 per share, with a total value of $114,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 31,866 shares in the company, valued at approximately $364,228.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ: TACO) and Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

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    Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) : “We have so many others in that group, why go with this one?”

    Snap (SNAP) : “I think this one is going nowhere.”

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: iShares MSCI EAFE (EFA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Smart Portfolios LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund acquired 2,906 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $202,000.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans reduced its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 79.7% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 34,152 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 133,919 shares during the quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,380,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Natixis Advisors L.P. grew its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 569,990 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 6,250 shares during the period. Natixis Advisors L.P.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $39,717,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Neumann Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 41.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 65,172 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 19,013 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF comprises approximately 2.9% of Neumann Capital Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Neumann Capital Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $4,541,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Traders sold shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EFA) on strength during trading on Wednesday. $85.53 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $155.44 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $69.91 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund traded up $0.20 for the day and closed at $66.56

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Stifel Financial Corp boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,450,778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,547 shares during the quarter. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $101,064,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Sun Life Financial Inc.(SLF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Sentry Investments Corp. grew its holdings in Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (TSE:SLF) by 2.3% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 531,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 11,900 shares during the quarter. Sentry Investments Corp.’s holdings in Sun Life Financial were worth $28,101,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

     

    Companies Reporting After The Bell
    Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $1.22 per share on revenue of $5.72 billion.
    Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.04 per share on revenue of $5.68 billion.
    The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $1.68 per share on revenue of $14.05 billion.
    Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.62 per share on revenue of $441.73 million.
    Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $2.77 per share on revenue of $434.87 million.
    Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.89 per share on revenue of $6.38 billion.
    LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE: LTM) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.16 per share on revenue of $2.70 billion.
    Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYA) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.02 per share on revenue of $4.05 billion.
    TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.16 per share on revenue of $362.11 million.
    The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.1 per share on revenue of $379.98 million.
    A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRK) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $1.69 billion.
    Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.4 per share on revenue of $849.38 million.
    Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.4 per share on revenue of $670.10 million.
    ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.7 per share on revenue of $875.91 million.
    KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.76 per share on revenue of $923.13

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Sun Life Financial (NYSE: SLF) and Scor (OTCMKTS:SCRYY) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Pain Therapeutics(PTIE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap pain stock Pain Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PTIE) has elevated short interest of 35.77% according to Highshortinterest.com. Pain Therapeuticsdevelops proprietary drugs that offer significant improvements to patients and physicians.The Companysexpertise consists of developing new drugs and guiding these through various regulatory and development pathways in preparation for their eventual commercialization with a focuson drug development efforts around disorders of the nervous system.The FDA has not yet established the safety or efficacy ofany drug candidates. Pain Therapeuticspipeline of drug assets includes:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) shares were destroyed on Wednesday after a vote from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was announced. As we have said before, the FDA has the potential to make or break biopharmaceutical companies. In this case, Pain Therapeutics has been broken.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTIE) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 1,943,577 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 365% from the previous session’s volume of 417,896 shares.The stock last traded at $2.59 and had previously closed at $2.15.

  • [By Brian Orelli]

    DURECT Corp. (NASDAQ:DRRX) is down 9.2% at 12:45 p.m. EDT after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s advisory committee voted14 to 3 recommending the agency not approve Remoxy ER, an abuse-deterrent extended-release pain medication being developed by its partner Pain Therapeutics(NASDAQ: PTIE).

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Foresight Energy LP(FELP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Foresight Energy (NYSE:FELP) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The energy company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.07) by ($0.08), reports. Foresight Energy had a negative net margin of 18.78% and a negative return on equity of 3.93%.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Foresight Energy (NYSE:FELP) – Analysts at B. Riley lifted their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Foresight Energy in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, May 9th. B. Riley analyst L. Pipes now forecasts that the energy company will post earnings of ($0.08) per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of ($0.12). B. Riley has a “Neutral” rating and a $4.00 price objective on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Foresight Energy’s Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.07) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.08) EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($0.35) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($0.26) EPS and FY2020 earnings at ($0.39) EPS.

Top Gold Stocks To Buy Right Now: Alphatec Holdings, Inc.(ATEC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Invivo Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NVIV) and Alphatec (NASDAQ:ATEC) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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