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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021

President Donald Trump has made it very clear that U.S. companies who do business with China will be impacted by his tariffs, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday.

“I think the president is saying, ‘Hey, listen guys, you are not going to make as much money in China as you used to. That game is over,'” Cramer told “Squawk on the Street.”

The trade conflict between the world’s two largest economies heightened Monday evening after the Trump administration announced it will impose 10 percent tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.

Those duties will rise to 25 percent at the end of the year.

In response Tuesday morning, Reuters reports that China said it will institute tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion on Sept. 24.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Cincinnati Bell Inc(CBB)

Cincinnati Bell Inc., incorporated on February 4, 1983, along with its subsidiaries provides diversified telecommunications and technology services. The Company serves customers in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio areas. The Company operates through two segments: Entertainment and Communications, and IT Services and Hardware. Through its Entertainment and Communications segment, the Company provides high-speed data, video and voice solutions to consumers and businesses over fiber network and a legacy copper network. The IT Services and Hardware segments operates through its subsidiary, Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions Inc. (CBTS), which is engaged in the sale and service of end-to-end communications and information technology (IT) systems and solutions for business customers across the United States. The Company has interest in CyrusOne Inc., which operates carrier-neutral data center properties.

Entertainment and Communications

The Entertainment and Communications segment provides products and services, such as high-speed Internet, data transport local voice, long distance, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), video and other services. Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company LLC (CBT), a subsidiary of the Company, is the incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) for a geography that covers a radius of approximately 25 miles around Cincinnati, Ohio, and includes parts of northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. The Entertainment and Communications segment also provides voice and data services beyond its ILEC territory, particularly in Dayton and Mason, Ohio, through Cincinnati Bell Extended Territories LLC (CBET), a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and a subsidiary of CBT. The Entertainment and Communications segment provides long distance and VoIP services through its Cincinnati Bell Any Distance Inc. (CBAD) and eVolve Business Solutions LLC (eVolve) subsidiaries. The key products and services provided by this segment include data, voice, video and other servi! ces.

The Company’s data products include high-speed Internet access, data transport and interconnection services. The Company’s regional network connects Greater Cincinnati, Columbus; Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois, and Louisville, Kentucky. Its voice products include local service, such as Fioptics voice lines. It also includes VoIP, long distance, digital trunking, switched access and value-added other services, such as caller identification, voicemail, call waiting and call return. Its VoIP products provide access to a range of communication platforms and access to its cloud based services and hosted unified communications product for customers ranging from small businesses to large enterprise customers.

The Company’s Fioptics is available to approximately 53% of Greater Cincinnati and has approximately 114,400 video subscribers. It offers its Fioptics customers access to over 400 entertainment channels, including digital music, local, movie and sports programming, as well as Indian and Spanish-language packages, over 120 high-definition channels, parental controls, high definition (HD) digital video recording (DVR) and video On-Demand. In addition, the Company also offers Fioptics TV Everywhere and a Fioptics live television (TV) streaming application. Its other services consist of wiring projects for business customers, advertising, directory assistance, maintenance and information services. The Company is also an authorized sales agent for DirecTV and Verizon Wireless.

IT Services and Hardware

The Company’s IT Services and Hardware segment provides a range of managed IT solutions, including managed telephony, network and infrastructure services, equipment sales and professional IT staffing services. These services and products are provided in various geographic areas throughout the United States and the United Kingdom through the Company’s subsidiaries. The key products and services provided by the IT Services and Hardware! segment ! include professional services, unified communications, cloud services, management and monitoring, and telecom and IT hardware.

The Company’s professional services offerings consist of consulting, staffing, installation and project-based engagements, including engineering and installation of voice, connectivity and IT technologies, development of application solutions and staff augmentation by technical resources. Its engagements can be short-term IT implementation and project-based work, as well as longer term staffing and permanent placement assignments. The Company also manages the maintenance of local customers with traditional voice systems, as well as converged VoIP systems. CBTS offers a portfolio of hosted solutions that include converged Internet protocol (IP) communications platforms of data, voice, video and mobility applications. The Company offers its customers, management for a range of hardware and software components, including maintenance contracts and service level agreement (SLA) based services. The solutions offered include communications as a service model in a cloud environment. It provides hosted communications and solutions that deliver next-generation VoIP services. The Company’s conferencing solutions offer cloud-based audio, video and Web conferencing services accessible from any connected device. Its cloud call center application offers features, such as speech-enabled interactive voice response (IVR), call-back services, call analytics and surveys. The cloud call recording application offers features, such as speech analytics, alerts and notification, and improved customer satisfaction and productivity.

The Company’s Virtual data center (VDC) is a virtual infrastructure consisting of equipment, security, people and processes. This offering is provided in three different models: private cloud, dedicated cloud or public cloud. CBTS storage is an on-demand storage. CBTS storage is an on-demand storage solution that enables businesses to eliminate capita! l expendi! tures and ongoing asset management with SLA-based services. CBTS offers Tier I, Tier II and Tier III storage to meet its customers availability, accessibility, protection, performance and capacity needs. CBTS backup enables businesses to eliminate capital outlay and ongoing equipment management with SLA-based services and includes virtual data center, hardware, software, monitoring and support. CBTS provides SLA-based managed services utilizing the Company’s Enterprise Network Operations Center (ENOC).

CBTS provides SLA-based managed services utilizing its Enterprise Network Operations Center (ENOC). The ENOC includes certified engineers and operation experts that monitors and manages its customers’ technology environments and applications. The Company’s Standalone monitoring services provide customers with scheduled and automatic checks of customers’ servers, routers, switches, load balancers and firewalls. It also provides customers with trouble shooting, repair and changes of customers’ servers, routers, switches, load balancers and other network devices from its ENOC. The Company has resale relationships and certifications with a range of technology vendors, which enables it to sell, architect and install an array of telecommunications and IT infrastructure equipment to meet the needs of its customers.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 44,180 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $694,000. Laurion Capital Management LP owned about 0.09% of Cincinnati Bell at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    An issue of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) bonds fell 0.8% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Thursday. The high-yield debt issue has a 7% coupon and will mature on July 15, 2024. The debt is now trading at $89.25 and was trading at $90.25 one week ago. Price moves in a company’s bonds in credit markets often predict parallel moves in its stock price.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The utilities provider reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by ($0.04). Cincinnati Bell had a negative net margin of 2.77% and a negative return on equity of 0.61%. The company had revenue of $296.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $296.69 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.01) earnings per share. Cincinnati Bell’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Cincinnati Bell Inc. will post -0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.(MXWL)

Maxwell Technologies, Inc., incorporated on August 28, 1996, develops, manufactures and markets energy storage and power delivery products for transportation, industrial, information technology and other applications and microelectronic products for space and satellite applications. The Company offers three product lines: Ultracapacitors, High-Voltage Capacitors and Radiation-Hardened Microelectronic Products.

Ultracapacitors

The Company’s ultracapacitor cells and multi-cell packs, and modules provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in multiple industries, including automotive, bus, rail and truck in transportation, and grid energy storage and wind in renewable energy. The Company offers ultracapacitor cells with capacitances ranging from 1 to 3,400 farads. The Company develops integration technologies, including proprietary electrical balancing and thermal management systems and interconnect technologies. The Company’s multi-cell products incorporate from 6 to 60 of its cells to provide plug and play solutions for applications requiring 16 to 160 volts, and these modules are designed to be linked together for higher voltage applications. The Company produces electrode material for its own ultracapacitor products, and for sale to other ultracapacitor manufacturers at its Peoria facility.

The Company competes with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., NessCap Co., Ltd., LS Cable, Supreme Power Solutions Co., Ltd., Vina Technology Company, Ltd., Man Yue Technology Holdings, Ltd., Skeleton Technologies, Yunasko, Ltd. and Ioxus, Inc.

High-Voltage Capacitors

The Company designs and manufactures CONDIS high-voltage capacitors. These products include grading and coupling capacitors and electric voltage transformers for electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. The Company’s high-voltage capacitors are produced throu! gh an assembly and automated winding and drying process. The Company sells its high-voltage capacitor products to large systems integrators, which install and service power plants and electrical utility infrastructure across the world. The Company produces its high-voltage grading and coupling capacitors and electronic voltage transformers in its Rossens, Switzerland facility.

The Company competes with Trench Limited and Hochspannungsgerate Porz GmbH.

Radiation-Hardened Microelectronic Products

The Company’s radiation-hardened microelectronic products for satellites and spacecraft include single board computers and components, such as high-density memory and data conversion modules. These products incorporate its proprietary RADPAK packaging and shielding technology. The Company produces its radiation-hardened microelectronics products in its San Diego production facility.

The Company competes with Honeywell International Inc., BAE Systems plc, Cobham plc, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Analog Devices, Inc., Atmel Corporation, Micross Components, Microsemi Corporation and Teledyne Technologies, Inc.

Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) and CBAK Energy Technology (NASDAQ:CBAK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: (REAL)

Realco SA is a Belgium-based company that specializes in the environmental biotechnology. The Company develops products primarily for the cleaning, waste water treatment and animal husbandry sectors. The Company creates enzyme-based products based on biotechnological research, through its own research and development department. Its product portfolio comprises cleaning agents for both professional and private users, for the kitchen, the food industry and the cleansing of industrial installations, among others. Its products for private users are sold under the Realco, Oxygen and Opal brand names in supermarkets and department stores. The Company’s main shareholder as of March 31, 2010, was Oxygen with 39.83% of total share capital. Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Real Matters (TSE:REAL) had its price target lowered by research analysts at Canaccord Genuity from C$8.00 to C$7.50 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Canaccord Genuity’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 46.77% from the stock’s current price.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    REAL (CURRENCY:REAL) traded down 13.4% against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on June 23rd. One REAL token can now be bought for $0.34 or 0.00005397 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including EtherDelta (ForkDelta) and BitFlip. Over the last week, REAL has traded 10% lower against the US dollar. REAL has a market capitalization of $3.39 million and $5,895.00 worth of REAL was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Information Services Group Inc.(III)

Information Services Group, Inc. operates as a fact-based sourcing advisory company principally in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It provides strategic consulting, benchmarking and analytics, managed services, and research services with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, and enterprise resource planning. The company serves financial services, telecom, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, transportation and travel, and energy and utilities industries; and state and local governments and airport and transit authorities. Information Services Group, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of Imperial Metals (TSE:III) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Monday. They currently have C$4.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of C$1.65.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Martingale Asset Management L P bought a new position in Information Services Group, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:III) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 110,416 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $453,000.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: National Commerce Corporation(NCOM)

National Commerce Corporation operates as a bank holding company for National Bank of Commerce that provides various financial services to individuals, businesses, business owners, and professionals. It offers various deposit products, including interest and noninterest-bearing demand deposits, money market accounts, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings and time deposits, checking and NOW accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as negotiable orders of withdrawal accounts. The company also provides lending products comprising real estate loans, such as commercial real estate term loans, residential mortgage loans, and construction and land development loans, as well as home equity lines of credit secured by residential property; commercial and industrial loans; and consumer loans to purchase automobiles and other consumer durable goods. In addition, it offers factoring, invoicing, collection, and accounts receivable management services to transportation companies, and automotive parts and service providers; and electronic banking services, including commercial and retail online banking, automated bill payment, mobile banking, and remote deposit capture. The company offers its services through seven full-service banking offices in Birmingham, Huntsville, Auburn-Opelika, and the Baldwin County, Alabama; five banking offices in Longwood, Winter Park, Orlando, and Oviedo under the United Legacy Bank name; four banking offices in Tavares, Ormond Beach, Port Orange, and St. Augustine Beach under the Reunion Bank of Florida; and a full-service banking office in Vero Beach, Florida. National Commerce Corporation was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    ValuEngine downgraded shares of National Commerce (NASDAQ:NCOM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Thursday.

    NCOM has been the subject of several other reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of National Commerce from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Thursday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of National Commerce from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $53.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. Finally, Stephens reiterated a hold rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of National Commerce in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $48.67.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    National Commerce (NASDAQ:NCOM) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Saturday.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Southern Company (SO)

Southern Company was incorporated under the laws of Delaware on November 9, 1945. Southern Company is registered and qualified to do business under the laws of Georgia and is qualified to do business as a foreign corporation under the laws of Alabama. Southern Company owns all of the outstanding common stock of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power, each of which is an operating public utility company. The traditional operating companies supply electric service in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. More particular information relating to each of the traditional operating companies is as follows: Alabama Power is a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Alabama on November 10, 1927, by the consolidation of a predecessor Alabama Power Company, Gulf Electric Company, and Houston Power Company. The predecessor Alabama Power Company had been in continuous existence since its incorporation in 1906.   Advisors’ Opinion:

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    4. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) — Southern is one of the nation’s largest power generators, with a portfolio of wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and natural gas power plants that have 46,000 megawatts of capacity. The company also provides electricity and gas utility service to 9 million residential and business customers. 

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    4. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) — Southern is one of the nation’s largest power generators, with a portfolio of wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and natural gas power plants that have 46,000 megawatts of capacity. The company also provides electricity and gas utility service to 9 million residential and business customers. 

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: JinkoSolar Holding Company Limited(JKS)

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., incorporated on August 3, 2007, operates in the photovoltaic (PV) industry. The Company has a vertically integrated solar power product value chain, ranging from recovering silicon materials to manufacturing solar modules and solar power generation. The Company’s segments are the manufacturing segment and the solar power projects segment. The manufacturing segment comprises its vertically integrated solar power product manufacturing business, under which the Company manufactures silicon ingots, wafers, cells and solar modules. The solar power projects segment comprises the downstream solar power generation, construction and operation business, including power generation; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and connecting solar power projects to the grid, and operation and maintenance (O&M) of the solar power projects. The Company sells its solar modules under the JinkoSolar brand.

The Company’s Eagle II solar modules can reach peak power output of 260 to 270 watts for a 60-cell module. The Eagle solar modules are potential induced degradation (PID) free modules to be certified under weather conditions of approximately 90 degrees Celsius and over 90% relative humidity. The Company has an annual capacity of approximately three gigawatts each for silicon ingots and wafers, approximately 2.5 gigawatts for solar cells and over 4.3 gigawatts for solar modules. Its manufacturing facilities are primarily located in Shangrao, Jiangxi Province, Haining, Zhejiang Province, and Penang, Malaysia. The Company’s products include recovered silicon materials, silicon ingots, silicon wafers, solar cells and solar modules. The Company’s services include solar system EPC and processing services. It offers monocrystalline silicon ingots, monocrystalline silicon wafers, multicrystalline silicon ingots and multicrystalline silicon wafers.

The Company competes with Trina Solar Ltd., Canadian Solar Inc. and JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    ValuEngine cut shares of JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning.

    A number of other research firms have also issued reports on JKS. Roth Capital upgraded JinkoSolar from a neutral rating to a buy rating and decreased their target price for the company from $20.00 to $11.50 in a report on Monday, February 4th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded JinkoSolar from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, February 4th. Williams Capital initiated coverage on JinkoSolar in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. They issued a sell rating and a $1.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded JinkoSolar from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a neutral rating on shares of JinkoSolar in a report on Tuesday, November 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $12.58.

  • [By Travis Hoium]

    Shares of JinkoSolar Holding (NYSE:JKS) fell as much as 12.5% in trading Wednesday after news of a lawsuit broke. The stock ended the session down 9.2%. 

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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Escalade, Incorporated(ESCA)

Escalade, Incorporated (Escalade), incorporated on July 23, 1987, is a manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods through its subsidiary Escalade Sports. The Company operates in Sporting Goods (Escalade Sports) segment. Escalade Sports manufactures, imports and distributes sporting goods brands in basketball goals, archery, indoor and outdoor game recreation and fitness products through sporting goods retailers, specialty dealers, key online retailers, traditional department stores and mass merchants. Escalade Sports manufactures in the United States and Mexico, and imports product from Asia, where the Company utilizes a range of contract manufacturers.

Escalade offers table tennis tables, residential in-ground basketball goals and in archery bows. The Company’s brands, owned or distributed include Bear Archery, Trophy Ridge, Whisker Biscuit, Cajun Bowfishing, STIGA, Ping-Pong, Prince, Goalrilla, Goaliath, Silverback, Hoopstar, Goalsetter, Woodplay, Childlife, The STEP, USWeight, Atomic, American Legend, Redline, Mizerak, Minnesota Fats, Lucasi, PureX, Rage, Players, Unicorn, Accudart, Arachnid, Nodor, Winmau, Zume Games, Pickleball Now, Onix and Viva Sol. Its subsidiaries include Harvard Sports, Inc., Wedcor Holdings, Inc., U.S. Weight, Inc., Bear Archery, Inc., Escalade Sports Playground, Inc., EIM Company, Inc., SOP Services, Inc., Escalade Insurance, Inc. and Goalsetter Systems, Inc.

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    As one of only two retail stocks that made it through the screen, that in of itself is rather remarkable. A handful of retail stocks met most of Graham’s requirements until it came to positive earnings over the last decade. The financial crisis in 2009 eliminated all but Hooker Furniture and Escalade (Nasdaq: ESCA) from the screening process.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    ZPR Investment Management purchased a new stake in Escalade, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESCA) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 11,422 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $156,000.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.(HA)

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., engages in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. It offers daily services on North America routes between the state of Hawaii and Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington, as well as daily services on its neighbor island routes among the four major islands of the state of Hawaii. The company also provides daily services on its international routes between the state of Hawaii and Sydney, Australia; and Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. In addition, it offers scheduled services between the state of Hawaii, and New York City, New York; and scheduled services on its international routes between the State of Hawaii and Pago Pago, American Samoa; Papeete, Tahiti; Brisbane, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; Sapporo and Sendai, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and Beijing, China, as well as other ad hoc charter services. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. markets its tickets through various distribution channels, including its Website hawaiianairlines.com for North America and Neighbor Island route customers, as well as through travel agencies and wholesale distributors for its International routes customers. As of December 31, 2014, the company’s fleet consisted of 18 Boeing 717-200 aircraft for the Neighbor Island routes; 10 Boeing 767-300 aircraft; and 19 Airbus A330-200 aircraft for the North America, international, and charter routes, as well as 3 ATR42 turboprop aircraft. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Adam Levine-Weinberg]

    One disadvantage for Southwest Airlines is that customers have to bring their own food along. Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) still offers complimentary meals for customers in coach, and other airlines have buy-onboard options. By contrast, Southwest’s planes have small galleys, so the carrier will only offer a “snack bag” on its Hawaii flights. Many travelers may want at least the option of a hot meal for what can be a six-hour flight.

  • [By Adam Levine-Weinberg]

    Shares of Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) cratered on Monday, falling 11% as Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) finally began selling tickets for its long-awaited Hawaii flights. The stock continued to move downward on Tuesday.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Hawaiian (NASDAQ:HA) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2021: Wynn Resorts, Limited(WYNN)

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People’s Republic of China. As of February 13, 2015, its Macau resorts feature had approximately 284,000 square feet of casino space, which offered 24-hour gaming and a range of games with 498 table games and 625 slot machines, private gaming salons, sky casinos, and a poker; 2 luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 guest rooms and suites; casual and fine dining in 8 restaurants; approximately 57,000 square feet of retail shopping, including stores and boutiques; approximately 31,000 square feet of space for lounges and meeting facilities; recreation and leisure facilities, including two health clubs, spas, a salon, and a pool; and the Rotunda show. The company also owned and operated Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn Las Vegas resort with a total of 4,748 hotel rooms, suites, and villas; 232 table games; 1,849 slot machines; a race and sports book and poker room in approximately 186,000 square feet of casino gaming space, including a sky casino and private gaming salons; 34 food and beverage outlets; 2 spas and salons; lounges; and approximately 99,000 square feet of retail shopping space. Its Las Vegas resorts also offer 3 nightclubs and a beach club; a Ferrari and Maserati automobile dealership; wedding chapels; an 18-hole golf course; approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; a theater; and two showrooms, as well as a water-based theatrical production and entertainment production. Wynn Resorts, Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Now, here’s a closer look at today’s Money Morning insight, the most important market events, and stocks to watch.

    The Top Stock Market Stories for Tuesday
    Today, investors will keep a close eye on developments out of the White House. The Trump administration has threatened to slap $11 billion in tariffs on the world’s largest economic trade bloc, a move that could heighten trade tensions at a time when the United States is trying to strike a deal with China. The move is reportedly tied to the EU’s ongoing efforts to allegedly offer subsidies to European airline manufacturer Airbus SE (OTCMKTS: EADSF). Products that face tariffs include wine, fish, and cheese. In deal news, Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) is picking up its latest acquisition target. CNN reports the firm has offered Crown Resorts a whopping $7.1 billion in a takeover deal. If you’re looking to make big money in the U.S. and international gambling space, be sure to check our best three stocks in the sector, right here. Keep a close eye on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). This morning, the tech giant will look to extend its incredible 10-day winning streak. The stock just received a price target upgrade from Wedbush, from $215 to $225 per share. But if you’ve been following us, you’d know that $225 is our long-term outlook for one of the world’s top companies.
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    Earnings season kicks into full swing later this week. But investors should keep an eye out for a round of different firms that will be reporting earnings. At the head of the table today is Lindsay Corp. (NYSE: LNN). The firm reported a 21% drop in year-over-year revenue. The firm blamed the decline on divestitures in its irrigation segment.

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  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports gambling, states rushed to legalize the lucrative industry. At the time, most analysts were hawking the big names in the space – the multinational firms like Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

  • [By Rich Duprey]

    Even battered Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), which lost half its value from its high point last year, could see more growth even though it’s gained some 26% this year.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019

Casino and gambling stocks are leading our readers to triple-digit profits, but I do owe you an apology…

Back on June 21, I recommended Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: DDE). The casino and racetrack operator was trading at a ridiculously cheap 0.53 price-to-tangible book value, making it a remarkable takeover target.

Eight weeks later, the stock price has skyrocketed 103% after a Rhode Island casino operator purchased it on July 23.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd.(CHL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shares of China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE:CHL) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company.

  • [By ]

    China Mobile Limited (NYSE: CHL) is the world’s largest wireless operator with 894 million customers and 62% of the Chinese wireless market. As the government is the company’s largest shareholder, it’s expected to receive significant protection against foreign and even some domestic competitors.

  • [By Chris Neiger]

    If you’re looking to invest in the companies most likely to benefit from the 5G revolution, look no further than Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), and China Mobile (NYSE:CHL).

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Premier, Inc.(PINC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

     

    Companies Reporting After The Bell
    Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) is projected to post quarterly loss at $1.31 per share on revenue of $1.97 billion.
    International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.59 per share on revenue of $909.36 million.
    Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZG) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $294.79 million.
    General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.15 per share on revenue of $980.61 million.
    Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.84 per share on revenue of $598.45 million.
    Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1 per share on revenue of $746.42 million.
    Fabrinet (NYSE: FN) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.71 per share on revenue of $319.71 million.
    National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NGHC) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.55 per share on revenue of $1.08 billion.
    The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVG) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.75 per share on revenue of $320.92 million.
    Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.22 per share on revenue of $1.29 billion.
    Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE: TREX) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $1.19 per share on revenue of $172.22 million.
    AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.09 per share on revenue of $1.35 billion.
    Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.64 per share on revenue of $2.02 billion.
    Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.23 per share on revenue of $869.64 million.
    Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.67 per share on revenue of $39

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in Premier Inc (NASDAQ:PINC) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 5,880 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $269,000.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Premier Inc (NASDAQ:PINC)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as $45.50 and last traded at $45.32, with a volume of 42082 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $44.89.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stock analysts at Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm set an “overweight” rating on the stock.

  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    After Premier (NASDAQ:PINC) announced pleasing fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter and full-year results, shares of the healthcare service provider focused on analytics and supply chain solutions jumped 12% as of 11:01 a.m. EDT Tuesday.

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: WD-40 Company(WDFC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Tyler Crowe]

    The message you get when you read through an investor presentation deck for the WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) is growth. The North Star for management is to grow its revenue to $700 million annually by 2025 while maintaining its current margins. So when looking at the company’s earnings reports, the first thing that any investor is going to look at is the revenue growth rate.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    For more than four decades, WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) sold just one product, its chemical formula that people buy for a wide range of uses, including lubrication, rust prevention, and cleaning. Its product line has diversified over the past few years, but the company still traces most of its growth prospects back to that single brand.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Director Daniel E. Pittard bought 530 shares of WD-40 stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $132.65 per share, for a total transaction of $70,304.50. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    Investors that have taken a long-term, buy-and-hold approach to wealth-building might not dispute that claim. Owning a stock for years — or decades — makes future dividend yields higher, future share growth more powerful, and provides peace of mind compared to the more frenzied buying and selling that seems to dominate investing today. Even better, there’s never a bad time to start. Those looking for top stocks of the next decade might want to take a closer look at oil driller EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG), maintenance products specialist WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), and home water technology leader A.O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS).

Top Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Escalade, Incorporated(ESCA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Escalade (NASDAQ: ESCA) and Sports Direct Intl (OTCMKTS:SDISY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Escalade (ESCA)

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    ZPR Investment Management purchased a new stake in Escalade, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESCA) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 11,422 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $156,000.

  • [By ]

    As one of only two retail stocks that made it through the screen, that in of itself is rather remarkable. A handful of retail stocks met most of Graham’s requirements until it came to positive earnings over the last decade. The financial crisis in 2009 eliminated all but Hooker Furniture and Escalade (Nasdaq: ESCA) from the screening process.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now

For 24 years, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates held the top spot on Forbes’ ranking of the richest Americans. But no longer.

Amazon.com CEO and founder Jeff Bezos has supplanted Gates on the magazine’s annual list of the 400 richest Americans. His net worth is $160 billion, up from $81.5 billion a year ago.

Gates is now No. 2 with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison holding onto the next three spots, the same positions as in last year’s list, the magazine reported Wednesday.

President Donald Trump dropped 11 spots on the list to No. 259, but his net worth remained about the same at $3.1 billion.

He is tied with 11 others at that spot with Third Point hedge fund founder Daniel Loeb and Mary Alice Dorrance Malone, the largest shareholder in the Campbell Soup Co., among others.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Escalade, Incorporated(ESCA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Escalade (NASDAQ: ESCA) and Sports Direct Intl (OTCMKTS:SDISY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    ZPR Investment Management purchased a new stake in Escalade, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESCA) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 11,422 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $156,000.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By ]

    As one of only two retail stocks that made it through the screen, that in of itself is rather remarkable. A handful of retail stocks met most of Graham’s requirements until it came to positive earnings over the last decade. The financial crisis in 2009 eliminated all but Hooker Furniture and Escalade (Nasdaq: ESCA) from the screening process.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: RAIT Financial Trust(RAS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE:RAS) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Horizon Technology Finance Corporation(HRZN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    At the top, Horizon Tech Finance (Nasdaq: HRZN) has one of the more asset-rich balance sheets in the group. The business development company makes loans to private tech and life sciences outfits in need of capital. Since 2004, Horizon has invested $1.2 billion in loans to 200 carefully-screened borrowers.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Compass Horizon Funding Co. (NASDAQ:HRZN) Director Elaine A. Sarsynski acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 7th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.00 per share, for a total transaction of $30,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 5,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $50,000. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

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    $7.15 Million in Sales Expected for Horizon Tech Finance (HRZN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com) $0.26 Earnings Per Share Expected for Horizon Tech Finance (HRZN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com) Fintech Needs to Show B2B Some Love (paymentsjournal.com) ICEYE Raises $34M in Series B Financing and Confirms Nine Satellite Launches by End of 2019 (pilotonline.com)

    HRZN stock traded up $0.04 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $10.01. The stock had a trading volume of 425 shares, compared to its average volume of 73,887. Horizon Tech Finance has a twelve month low of $9.66 and a twelve month high of $11.88. The stock has a market cap of $115.37 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.36 and a beta of 0.81.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Horizon Tech Finance (NASDAQ: HRZN) and Invesco Van Kmpn Calf Vl Mncpl Incm Trst (NYSE:VCV) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Horizon Technology Finance Corp (NASDAQ:HRZN) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $11.00.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: GenMark Diagnostics, Inc.(GNMK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Tactile Systems Technology (NASDAQ: TCMD) and GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on GenMark Diagnostics (GNMK)

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

    Hawaiian (NASDAQ:HA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media coverage about GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. GenMark Diagnostics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the medical equipment provider an impact score of 46.8084316993639 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.(CDNS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By John Rotonti]

    Rotonti: Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) is a company I’ve been researching, and it’s currently one of my high-conviction ideas. I like the company because it has a long-term focused CEO who owns about $100 million in company stock. Cadence also has net cash of $88 million, organic growth driven by the long-term trend toward digitization, improving return on assets (ROA) and return on invested capital (ROIC), and massive free cash flows (FCF) with a five-year average FCF/net income of 1.72 and average FCF margins of 21%. According to S&P Global, in 2018 Cadence generated a ROIC of 15% and used an appropriate amount of debt, which helped boost returns on equity (ROE) to 30%. Importantly, it has a culture of investing in R&D which has led to 20 new product releases in only the last three years. Is there anything else Parnassus likes about Cadence that I’m missing, and can you briefly describe what Parnassus likes from an ESG perspective?

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

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    Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $517.90 Million (americanbankingnews.com) Daily Trading Update for Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS): Weekly Performance at -0.42698547 (herdongazette.com) MARKETS: An emerging markets crisis would be triggered by these three things (sports.yahoo.com) Lucrative Multi-Year Trading Opportunity In International Game Technology PLC (IGT), Cadence Design Systems, Inc … (gvtimes.com) Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for September 5th (zacks.com)

    Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub lowered Cadence Design Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 22nd. DA Davidson increased their target price on Cadence Design Systems to $52.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. Needham & Company LLC increased their target price on Cadence Design Systems from $47.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Cadence Design Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 26th. Finally, Griffin Securities upped their price target on Cadence Design Systems from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Cadence Design Systems presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.43.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallApril 23, 2018 5:00 p.m. ET

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the ten research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $49.17.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    American Century Companies Inc. reduced its holdings in Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 513,037 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 10,671 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. owned 0.18% of Cadence Design Systems worth $22,220,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019

ParaDocs

ParaDocs Worldwide Inc. employees providing medical services during a Billy Joel concert at New York’s Nassau Coliseum.

Since 1998, Alex Pollak worked as an emergency medical technician (EMT) in New York City as a side gig while pursuing his MBA in finance. He was a first responder during the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. Yet as passionate as he was about helping people as an EMT, he never saw it as a full-time careeruntil a chance encounter on the subway changed his mind. A woman was looking for a last-minute medical service provider for a fashion show, and Pollak jumped on the opportunity.

Soon, Pollak realized there was an unmet need for medical services during big events, such as music festivals, fashion shows, sporting events and private celebrity parties. In 2011, he transitioned from a career in finance and launched ParaDocs Worldwide Inc., which set him on a whirlwind of unique experiences, from setting up mini-hospitals on-site at major musical festivals and MTV video shoots to a South Hampton celebrity wedding with gold-flaked desserts.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: Medidata Solutions, Inc.(MDSO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: Escalade, Incorporated(ESCA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Escalade (NASDAQ: ESCA) and Sports Direct Intl (OTCMKTS:SDISY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    ZPR Investment Management purchased a new stake in Escalade, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESCA) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 11,422 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $156,000.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: Zogenix, Inc.(ZGNX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Sean Williams]

    Secondly, Wall Street may be factoring in tough competition from Zogenix (NASDAQ:ZGNX) in Dravet syndrome. Just last week, Zogenix announced positive top-line results from its second late-stage trial involving ZX008 for Dravet syndrome patients. In total, the median reduction in convulsive seizure frequency from baseline was 62.7% in the ZX008 group, compared to a meager 1.2% for the placebo patients. This data appears to strongly suggest Zogenix has a good shot at approval in Dravet syndrome which, prior to Epidiolex’s approval on June 25, didn’t have an FDA-approved drug. Wall Street may be accounting for this expected increase in competition.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Zogenix (NASDAQ:ZGNX) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    But several individual stocks climbed more than most, including Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Papa John’sInternational(NASDAQ:PZZA), and Zogenix (NASDAQ:ZGNX). Here’s why they did so well.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Zogenix (NASDAQ:ZGNX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.87) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.74) by ($0.13). During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.86) earnings per share. analysts predict that Zogenix, Inc. will post -3.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: First Cash Financial Services, Inc.(FCFS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    First Cash Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) shares hit a new 52-week high and low during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $88.95 and last traded at $88.70, with a volume of 371494 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $87.80.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    FirstCash (NYSE: FCFS) and CafePress (NASDAQ:PRSS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    First Cash Financial Services (NYSE: FCFS) and Ferrellgas Partners (NYSE:FGP) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.(TAST)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) rose 30.8 percent to $22.00 in pre-market trading after declining 18.63 percent on Monday.
    Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSE: NSU) rose 14.5 percent to $3.40 in pre-market trading after Lundin Mining Corporation and Euro Sun Mining Inc. proposed to acquire Nevsun Resources for around C$1.5 billion.
    Sharing Economy International Inc. (NASDAQ: SEII) rose 15.2 percent to $4.25 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that it entered into a license agreement with Ecrent Capital Holdings Limited.
    Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) shares rose 14.1 percent to $19.50 in pre-market trading after reporting stronger-than-expected earnings for its first quarter.
    Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI) rose 13.4 percent to $15.40 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) shares rose 13.2 percent to $16.45 in pre-market trading following Q1 results.
    Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK) rose 12.6 percent to $4.55 in pre-market trading after jumping 171.14 percent on Monday.
    Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) shares rose 10 percent to $16.66 in pre-market trading after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter and issued strong sales forecast for the second quarter.
    Pareteum Corporation (NASDAQ: TEUM) rose 9.7 percent to $3.05 in pre-market trading after announcing Q1 results.
    Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) rose 8 percent to $9.00 in pre-market trading after reporting upbeat Q1 earnings.
    Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRGI) rose 7.3 percent to $23.45 in pre-market trading following Q1 results.
    IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG) rose 7.1 percent to $6.09 in pre-market trading after reporting upbeat Q1 earnings.
    TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE: TCP) rose 6.4 percent to $27 in pre-market trading after gaining 2.08 percent on Monday.
    Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAST) rose 6.3 percent to $11.75 in pre-market trading fol
  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday.

    Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, May 5th. Dougherty & Co reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Carrols Restaurant Group in a report on Sunday, March 4th. Finally, Citigroup cut their price objective on shares of Carrols Restaurant Group from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Monday, March 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $14.50.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $15.50.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Burger King franchisee Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) announced strong first-quarter 2018 results on Tuesday morning, showcasing continued momentum in both comparable-restaurant sales and revenue from acquired locations over the past year. Carrols was also able to considerably narrow its losses in this seasonally slow quarter.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) gained 50.7 percent to $4.34 after the company announced a special $1.00 per share cash dividend.
    Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI) surged 28.4 percent to $17.44 after reporting Q1 results.
    Cardlytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDLX) gained 22 percent to $17.945.
    Care.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRCM) shares rose 19.3 percent to $18.92 following Q1 earnings.
    Sharing Economy International Inc. (NASDAQ: SEII) jumped 19.1 percent to $4.3934 after the company disclosed that it entered into a license agreement with Ecrent Capital Holdings Limited.
    Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK) rose 18.6 percent to $4.79 after jumping 171.14 percent on Monday.
    IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ: IIN) climbed 17.4 percent to $29.30 after reporting Q1 results.
    Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSE: NSU) rose 16.2 percent to $3.45 after Lundin Mining Corporation and Euro Sun Mining Inc. proposed to acquire Nevsun Resources for around C$1.5 billion.
    Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCMD) gained 15.4 percent to $42.61 following Q1 results.
    eGain Corporation (NASDAQ: EGAN) gained 15.3 percent to $10.55 following Q3 earnings.
    Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) rose 13.8 percent to $9.48 after reporting upbeat Q1 earnings.
    Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRL) shares surged 13.1 percent to $13.42 after reporting Q1 results.
    USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT) climbed 11.9 percent to $10.85 following better-than-expected Q3 earnings.
    scPharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCPH) gained 11.2 percent to $14.45 following Q1 results.
    Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRGI) rose 10.2 percent to $24.08 following Q1 results.
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) shares rose 7.9 percent to $19.60 as the company posted upbeat Q1 results and raised its outlook.
    Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAST) rose 7.7 percent to $11.90 following upbeat Q1 results.
    Pareteum Corporation (NASDAQ: TEUM) rose 6.8 perc

Hot Medical Stocks To Own For 2019: United Insurance Holdings Corp.(UIHC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The insurance provider reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.02, Bloomberg Earnings reports. United Insurance had a return on equity of 9.16% and a net margin of 2.05%. The company had revenue of $182.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $178.33 million.

Top Bank Stocks For 2018

I like a bargain. I like to buy something I need for a lot less than it’s worth. Right now, I need somewhere to deploy my capital and diversify my portfolio. Stock markets are at historically high valuations, especially in the US, and as a value-leaning investor, I’m struggling to find opportunities.

Step forward Tetragon Financial Group (OTCPK:TGONF).

Tetragon is a closed-ended investment trust, pursuing a diversified, flexible alternative investment strategy. What does that mean? From the horse’s mouth: they invest in a “broad range of assets, including bank loans, real estate, equities, credit, convertible bonds, private equity, infrastructure and TFG Asset Management, a diversified alternative asset management business” and aim to “provide stable returns to investors across various credit, equity, interest rate, inflation and real estate cycles.”

So far, so ok, I hear you say. Investment trusts are almost as old as the markets themselves (incidentally, the first ever investment trust – the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust- is still going and will be celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. It has paid a dividend every single year. How’s that for a track record?). Their benefits and drawbacks are well known. Why are you reading about one on Seeking Alpha?

Top Bank Stocks For 2018: American Electric Power Company, Inc.(AEP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP) shares were recently up 2.5% at $64.93, with a 52-week range of $62.69 to $78.07 and a consensus price target of $74.00.

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    On the surface, American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) is a pretty simple business to understand — it generates and distributes electricity. But when you dig under the surface a little, you start to see that its business has changed materially in recent years. More important, AEP is now positioned to take advantage of industry shifts taking place in the power sector. Here’s how AEP makes most of its money and why its prospects for slow and steady growth are so strong.

  • [By ]

    In his second “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer checked in with Nick Akins, chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power (AEP) , the utility that just posted a two-cents-a-share earnings miss, but reiterated their full-year guidance. Shares of American Electric Power are down 5.1% for the year but yield 3.6%.

Top Bank Stocks For 2018: Escalade, Incorporated(ESCA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Escalade (NASDAQ: ESCA) and Sports Direct Intl (OTCMKTS:SDISY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Top Bank Stocks For 2018: Taseko Mines Limited(TGB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Taseko Mines (NYSEAMERICAN:TGB) (TSE:TKO) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company.

Top Bank Stocks For 2018: Nuance Communications Inc.(NUAN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    One key part of the rush toward artificial intelligence is making sure that automated systems can communicate easily and effectively with their human users. Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) has a huge head start in voice recognition technology, and despite its successes in areas like medical transcription, the tech company knows that in order to sustain its competitive advantage, it needs to use its lead to push forward with groundbreaking technological innovations.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) had its price objective cut by Stifel Nicolaus from $18.00 to $15.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the software maker’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price indicates a potential upside of 15.03% from the company’s current price.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA) fell 23.4 percent to $5.25 in pre-market trading after a first-quarter earnings miss.
    Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) shares fell 15.1 percent to $3.48 in pre-market trading after the company reported downbeat Q1 earnings.
    Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) fell 14 percent to $13.15 in pre-market trading after the company posted downbeat Q2 earnings and lowered FY18 organic growth guidance.
    Myomo, Inc. (NYSE: MYO) fell 13.2 percent to $3.10 in pre-market trading after reporting downbeat quarterly results.
    Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) shares fell 10.7 percent to $14.13 in pre-market trading after climbing 8.50 percent on Wednesday.
    BT Group plc (NYSE: BT) fell 9 percent to $14.80 in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results and announced plans to cut 13,000 jobs over the next three years.
    Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) fell 8.3 percent to $19.90 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that IMblaze370 Phase 3 pivotal trial of atezolizumab and cobimetinib in patients with heavily pretreated locally advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer did not meet primary endpoint.
    Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN) fell 8.2 percent to $10.80 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA) shares fell 7.4 percent to $43.00 in pre-market trading. Synaptics reported better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter, while sales missed estimates.
    Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) shares fell 7.4 percent to $76.23 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 earnings.
    Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) shares fell 7 percent to $59.36 in pre-market trading. Integra LifeSciences priced its 5.25 million share public offering of common stock at $58.50 per share.
    Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) shares fell 6.9 percent to $12.75 in pre-m