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Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019

If you’re able to buy shares of a small growth stock — say, a company with a market capitalization of less than $20 billion — before the rest of the market catches on to the story, it can be a life-changing investment. 

Consider, for instance, the 1997 investment that Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner made in — at the time — a tiny company called Amazon. With a split-adjusted purchase price of just $3.19, a simple $10,000 investment back then is now worth $4.5 million.

But what is a growth stock? There’s no hard-and-fast definition. Perhaps it’s best to define this type of investing in the context of a few other types of investing.

Growth stocks: Stocks you buy because you believe the stock’s price could increase substantially — usually an uncapped amount with enormous upside potential. Revenue often increases dramatically. This tends to be a high-risk/high-reward type of investing.  Income stocks: Stocks you buy because you want to receive regular dividends. Revenue growth need not be much higher than inflation. These companies tend to be larger and more stable and offer a lower-risk/lower-reward profile. Value stocks: Stocks you buy because — like growth stocks — you believe the stock’s price will go up. Unlike growth stocks, however, this is because you believe the stock to be currently undervalued.

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Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019: ON Semiconductor Corporation(ON)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: ON) saw two less than aggressively positive analyst calls on Tuesday. It was started as Sector Weight at KeyBanc Capital Markets, but Raymond James lowered its rating to Market Perform from Outperform. The stock closed up 0.3% at $19.10 on Monday, in a 52-week range of $17.60 to $27.10. The consensus analyst target is $27.34. The shares were down 3.7% Tuesday morning to $18.38.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on ON shares. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on shares of ON Semiconductor in a research note on Wednesday, January 9th. Citigroup dropped their price objective on ON Semiconductor from $28.00 to $21.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 30th. Nomura dropped their price objective on ON Semiconductor from $30.00 to $23.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 30th. Craig Hallum reissued a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective (down previously from $31.00) on shares of ON Semiconductor in a research note on Tuesday, October 30th. Finally, ValuEngine raised ON Semiconductor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. ON Semiconductor presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.42.

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Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019: Sibanye Gold Limited(SBGL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Sibanye Gold Ltd (NYSE:SBGL) shares gapped down prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $2.52, but opened at $2.45. Sibanye Gold shares last traded at $2.38, with a volume of 3561732 shares changing hands.

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Roughly one month later, Wheaton announced that it had inked a $500 million streaming deal with Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) to acquire gold and palladium streams from the miner’s Stillwater and East Boulder mines. Wheaton will receive 100% of gold production for the life of the Stillwater mine (gold is the byproduct metal) and 4.5% of the palladium until certain production targets are met, at which point its share will drop to 2.25% and, eventually, 1%. Wheaton will pay 18% of the spot price for gold and palladium until certain financial targets are met, and 22% thereafter. This stream is already active.   

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019: Lowe’s Companies Inc.(LOW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Sales at existing locations jumped 7% last year, which trounced Target’s 1% uptick but also far outpaced the growth of its industry rival, Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW). Home Depot’s profitability is well ahead of peers both inside and outside of the industry, too. Its operating margin is nearly 15% of sales, compared to 9% for Lowe’s and 6% for Target.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. raised its position in shares of Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW) by 6.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 55,367 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,221 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in Lowe’s were worth $4,858,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this segment from Motley Fool Money, host Chris Hill and analysts David Kretzmann, Jason Moser, and Aaron Bush discuss the big news in the retail industry: J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) CEO Marvin Ellison will be leaving the world of department stores for the land of home improvement, taking the CEO position at Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW). The market loves this move for the company, and the guys consider why. They also look at the broader outlook for Lowe’s, and the tailwinds likely to propel it from here.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.38 per share on revenue of $16.50 billion.
    Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.83 per share on revenue of $1.48 billion.
    Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.25 per share on revenue of $17.63 billion.
    Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.83 per share on revenue of $957.49 million.
    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE: CM) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $2.23 per share on revenue of $3.40 billion.
    Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.9 per share on revenue of $210.70 million.
    Qiwi plc (NASDAQ: QIWI) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.25 per share on revenue of $60.19 million.
    iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (NASDAQ: ICLK) is projected to report quarterly loss at $0.06 per share on revenue of $34.87 million.

     

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Wall Street analysts forecast that Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) will report sales of $17.38 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Eleven analysts have made estimates for Lowe’s Companies’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $17.16 billion to $17.55 billion. Lowe’s Companies reported sales of $16.77 billion during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 3.6%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, November 20th.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

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    Stocks to Watch Today: WTW, CHK, BBY
    Shares of Weight Watchers International Inc. (NASDAQ: WTW) cratered more than 30% after the company fell well short of earnings expectations after the bell and issued worse-than-expected 2019 guidance. The firm reported adjusted earnings of $0.46, a figure that missed expectations by $0.14. The firm also issued weak forward guidance. After yesterday’s slump, Oprah Winfrey’s stake in the company plunged by a whopping $48 million. Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) popped 10.2% after the natural gas producer reported earnings before the bell. Higher natural gas prices in the fourth quarter helped bolster the firm’s bottom line. Total natural gas sales jumped 37% in Q4 to $3.07 billion, well above analysts’ expectations of $2.28 billion. That strong natural gas revenue helped the firm report adjusted EPS of $0.49, which was a 49% jump year over year. Shares of Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) popped 10% after the electronics retailer topped Wall Street earnings expectations before the bell. The firm’s profit of $2.72 topped consensus expectations by $0.15 per share. The firm cited stronger-than-expected same-store sales, hiked its dividend from $0.45 to $0.50, and issued a positive 2019 outlook. Today, look for more earnings reports from Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA), Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX), Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB), Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF), Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT), HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB), Lowe’s Co. Inc. (NYSE: LOW), Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP), and Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ).

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Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    After looking at last week’s top penny stocks, we’ll show you this top penny stock…

    Penny Stock Sector Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
    Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: SKYS) Utilities $1.19 111.74%
    Zosano Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: ZSAN) Healthcare $4.54 106.36%
    Achieve Life Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV) Healthcare $3.30 89.66%
    EnSync Inc. (NYSE: ESNC) Industrial Goods $0.13 85.00%
    Riot Blockchain Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) Healthcare $3.95 74.78%
    Ideanomics Inc. (NASDAQ: IDEX) Technologies $1.97 71.30%
    Eco-Stim Energy Solutions Inc. (OTCMKTS: ESES) Basic Materials $0.27 54.65%
    Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) Services $1.31 47.91%
    Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) Services $0.74 42.29%
    China Internet NationWide Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: CIFS) Financial $1.28 42.24%

    As you can see, knowing where to look for the top penny stocks could reward you with double-digit, or even triple-digit, returns in mere days.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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    Trading Center: Watching the Levels for Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM): Move of 0.02 Since the Open (stocknewscaller.com) Molecular Templates (MTEM) Announces Clinical Data at 2018 ASCO Meeting (streetinsider.com) Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Sales Market Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application and Forecast to 2025 (exclusivereportage.com) ATR in spotlight EnSync, Inc. (NYSE:ESNC), CDTi Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI), Molecular Templates, Inc … (stocksnewspoint.com)

    MTEM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Molecular Templates from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Molecular Templates from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.20.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    ZBB Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) has been given a $2.00 price target by research analysts at HC Wainwright in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s target price suggests a potential upside of 471.43% from the stock’s current price.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    EnSync (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, September 25th. Analysts expect EnSync to post earnings of ($0.05) per share for the quarter.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2019: Cerus Corporation(CERS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    Shares of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), a biomedical products company, are on the move following a healthy first-quarter earnings report. Strong demand for its platelet kits encouraged the company to boost forward guidance. Investors liked what they heard and pushed the stock 16.5% higher as of 12:47 p.m. EDT on Wednesday.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their buy rating on shares of Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) in a report released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $9.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRPA) shares jumped 31.6 percent to $12.18 following TripAdvisor Q1 earnings beat.
    ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) rose 26.5 percent to $14.55 after the company posted better-than-expected Q1 earnings.
    OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) shares gained 25 percent to $4.0234 following Q1 beat.
    Axon Enterprise, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAXN) jumped 23.5 percent to $55.12 following a big Q1 beat. The company raised its fiscal 2018 sales growth guidance from 16-18 percent to 18-20 percent.
    Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ: PVAC) gained 23.3 percent to $59.00 after reporting Q1 results.
    TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) rose 22.5 percent to $47.51 after the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter on Tuesday.
    Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) shares surged 21.7 percent to $3.36. Amazon.com's partnership with Sears started in 2017 with an agreement to sell Kenmore-branded appliances online. On Wednesday, the companies announced an extension of their relationship to now include tire delivery and installations.
    EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE) jumped 21.3 percent to $2.68 following Q1 results.
    LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) surged 20.4 percent to $3.395 following better-than-expected Q1 earnings.
    Superior Industries International, Inc. (NYSE: SUP) gained 19 percent to $15.82 after reporting Q1 results.
    Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLCM) shares rose 18.5 percent to $8.13 following Q1 results.
    Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) rose 18.3 percent to $52.47 after the company posted strong quarterly results.
    Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) shares jumped 18.3 percent to $6.47 following quarterly results.
    IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE: IEC) shares climbed 17 percent to $4.68 after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
    New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR) rose 16.8 percent to $90.10 following Q4 results.
    Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR)

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now

It bears repeating, PDL BioPharma (PDLI) is undervalued and a $100 million buyback was just announced on Sept. 24, 2018. This buyback program represents about 25% of cash on the balance sheet. Likewise, the buybacks could retire as much as 20% of shares on the market. This provides a clear near-term catalyst for a stock that trades at half of book value, just north of a net-net, and a market cap that is less than cash on the balance sheet and less than expected cash flows from royalty deals for the next four years:

(Company slides from Rodman & Renshaw C Wainwright Conference)

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Marcus & Millichap, Inc.(MMI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Marcus & Millichap Inc (NYSE:MMI) major shareholder Phoenix Investments Holdings L sold 3,000 shares of Marcus & Millichap stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.27, for a total transaction of $120,810.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 16,532,215 shares in the company, valued at approximately $665,752,298.05. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Marcus & Millichap (NYSE:MMI) was downgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report issued on Wednesday, Marketbeat reports.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Virtus Investment Partners Inc.(VRTS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Virtus Investment Partners Inc  (NASDAQ:VRTS)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 01, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BidaskClub lowered shares of Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday morning.

    A number of other research firms also recently commented on VRTS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Virtus Investment Partners from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $147.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, March 15th. Sandler O’Neill restated a hold rating and set a $142.00 price objective on shares of Virtus Investment Partners in a report on Thursday, March 15th. TheStreet downgraded Virtus Investment Partners from a b rating to a c+ rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on Virtus Investment Partners from $136.00 to $135.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Finally, Barclays lowered their price target on Virtus Investment Partners from $140.00 to $130.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a report on Monday, April 23rd. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Virtus Investment Partners presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $138.13.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. grew its holdings in Virtus Investment Partners Inc (NASDAQ:VRTS) by 12.9% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,490 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,082 shares during the period. BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. owned about 0.13% of Virtus Investment Partners worth $1,175,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    EnSync Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,862,471 shares, a growth of 19.1% from the August 31st total of 2,402,751 shares. Currently, 8.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 789,142 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    ZBB Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) has been given a $2.00 price target by research analysts at HC Wainwright in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s target price suggests a potential upside of 471.43% from the stock’s current price.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

    Get Molecular Templates alerts:

    Trading Center: Watching the Levels for Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM): Move of 0.02 Since the Open (stocknewscaller.com) Molecular Templates (MTEM) Announces Clinical Data at 2018 ASCO Meeting (streetinsider.com) Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Sales Market Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application and Forecast to 2025 (exclusivereportage.com) ATR in spotlight EnSync, Inc. (NYSE:ESNC), CDTi Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI), Molecular Templates, Inc … (stocksnewspoint.com)

    MTEM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Molecular Templates from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Molecular Templates from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.20.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on EnSync (ESNC)

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    EnSync Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) shares fell 17.6% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.26 and last traded at $0.28. 1,730,346 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 503% from the average session volume of 286,820 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.34.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    EnSync (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, September 25th. Analysts expect EnSync to post earnings of ($0.05) per share for the quarter.

Top Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Fossil Inc.(FOSL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The latest retail sales report gave market participants bad news on the U.S. economic front, with a 1.2% drop in December marking the worst showing in almost a decade. That came as a shock to investors, and some went so far as to question whether the report was accurate in the aftermath of the long government shutdown. Others fear that a consumer slowdown could foreshadow an economic recession, but at the individual-company level, reports from Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) and Fossil Group (NASDAQ:FOSL) show how different parts of the retail world are seeing different conditions.

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap consumer fashion accessories and wearables stock Fossil Group (NASDAQ: FOSL) is the ninth most shorted stock on the Nasdaq with elevated short interest of 42.35% according to Highshortinterest.com. Fossil Group is a global design, marketing, distribution and innovation company specializing in lifestyle accessories with a diverse portfolio of owned and licensed brands, including fashion watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and wearables. Owned brands include Fossil, Michele, Misfit, Relic, Skagen and Zodiac while licensed brands include Armani Exchange, Burberry, Chaps, Diesel, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld, kate spade new york, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and Tory Burch. The Company has an extensive wholesale distribution network across approximately 150 countries and over 550 retail locations.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Fossil Group Inc  (NASDAQ:FOSL)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 13, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET

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    Operator

  • [By Rich Duprey]

    On its own Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google acquiring the smartwatch intellectual property portfolio from Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL) (along with a passel of R&D employees) for $40 million wasn’t enough to convince many that a long-rumored Pixel Watch may finally be coming. It was a small transaction, and any number of rationales could be floated to explain the purchase.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Friday was Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) which rose about 10% to $10.02. The stock’s 52-week range is $5.50 to $26.78. Volume was 5.5 million compared to its average volume of 2 million.

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    Stocks to Watch Today: ATVI, TRIP, GRPN
    Shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) popped 3% in pre-market hours despite news of layoffs and missed estimates for the holiday shopping season. The video game maker reported a record performance in 2018; however, its outlook falls well short of Wall Street expectations. ATVI shares are now off 22% in the last three months. New concerns have emerged about the broader video game sector. The firm is engaging in a large restructuring project that will see an 8% reduction in its workforce. Shares of TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) slumped more than 4.5% after the travel and restaurant website operator reported mixed earnings on Tuesday. The firm reported earnings of $0.27 per share, a figure that was $0.02 short of expectations. The company did top revenue forecasts with $346 million (about $3 million higher than Wall Street’s projections). It’s a rare miss for a company whose stock popped 60% over the last year. Shares of Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) plunged another 11% after the firm reported weaker-than-expected earnings yesterday. The firm reported earnings per share of $0.10, which was $0.03 below expectations. Revenue did beat estimates. However, the firm said that its active customer base slipped by 2.5% to hit 30.6 million. Today, look for more earnings reports from American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG), CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL), Fossil Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL), Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT), Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE: H), Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE: LPX), SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), and Yelp Inc. (NASDAQ: YELP).

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An upstart airline just snubbed the owner of British Airways.

Norwegian Air Shuttle said Friday that it has rejected two takeover offers from British Airways parent IAG (BABWF) because they undervalued the airline and its prospects.

IAG, which also owns Iberia and Aer Lingus, confirmed that it had approached Norwegian. But the industry giant said that talks had “ended without an agreement” and it was “currently considering its options.”

Norwegian stock fell as much as 11%. Shares in IAG, which reported earnings on Friday, surged 4.5%.

One of Europe’s newest airlines, Norwegian has made a splash with ultra-cheap transatlantic flights from its bases in London, Paris and Barcelona.

The upstart, which now flies around 500 routes to more than 150 destinations, carried 33 million passengers in 2017, compared to 105 million for IAG’s carriers.

IAG said in April that it had amassed a 4.6% stake in the budget airline, signaling its interest in a potential acquisition. But investors who had been hoping for a positive update on Friday were left disappointed.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: STAAR Surgical Company(STAA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT) shares jumped 155.56 percent to close at $5.75 on Thursday.
    Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: INSP) shares gained 56.12 percent to close at $24.98. Inspire Medical went public Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange. The company issued 6.75 million shares priced at $16 each.
    Presbia PLC (NASDAQ: LENS) shares rose 53.02 percent to close at $3.55.
    Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) shares rose 46.29 percent to close at $32.11. The nano-cap low-float stock skyrocketed over 1,300 percent on Wednesday on no company specific news which would support the surge. The move higher is consistent with what was seen in other low-float stocks over the past few months.
    Technical Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: TCCO) climbed 27.78 percent to close at $5.75.
    STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) shares gained 26.27 percent to close at $21.15 after reporting upbeat Q1 results.
    Sharing Economy International Inc. (NASDAQ: SEII) shares jumped 22.16 percent to close at $4.30 on Thursday after gaining 9.32 percent on Wednesday.
    China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CADC) rose 20.45 percent to close at $2.65 on Thursday.
    YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) surged 18.36 percent to close at $9.99 following upbeat quarterly earnings.
    MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MYRG) jumped 17.68 percent to close at $35.74 after the company posted strong Q1 earnings.
    Xspand Products Lab Inc (NASDAQ: XSPL) jumped 17.4 percent to close at $5.87. Xspand Products priced its IPO at $5 per share.
    Coherus BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRS) shares rose 17.32 percent to close at $14.90. Coherus BioSciences reported resubmission of BLA for CHS-1701.
    Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTEC) shares gained 17.17 percent to close at $31.05 following upbeat quarterly earnings.
    The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET) gained 16.02 percent to close at $2.68 following Q1 earnings.
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  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT) surged 73.3 percent to $3.90.
    Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) shares gained 51 percent to $33.1365. The nano-cap low-float stock skyrocketed over 1,300 percent on Wednesday on no company specific news which would support the surge. The move higher is consistent with what was seen in other low-float stocks over the past few months.
    Monaker Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKGI) shares jumped 34 percent to $3.00.
    Sharing Economy International Inc. (NASDAQ: SEII) shares rose 28.2 percent to $4.51 after gaining 9.32 percent on Wednesday.
    STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) shares jumped 27.8 percent to $21.40 after reporting upbeat Q1 results.
    Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) rose 20.5 percent to $8.920 after climbing 107.87 percent on Wednesday.
    Xspand Products Lab Inc (NASDAQ: XSPL) gained 19.5 percent to $ 5.97. Xspand Products priced its IPO at $5 per share.
    YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) rose 18.9 percent to $10.035 following upbeat quarterly earnings.
    ENDRA Life Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: NDRA) gained 18.3 percent to $3.0177. ENDRA Life Sciences is expected to report Q1 results on May 15.
    MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MYRG) rose 18.1 percent to $35.85 after the company posted strong Q1 earnings.
    Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTEC) shares jumped 16 percent to $30.75 following upbeat quarterly earnings.
    TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTMI) gained 13.7 percent to $16.53 after reporting Q1 results.
    Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT) shares surged 12 percent to $40.06 following better-than-expected Q1 earnings.
    TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) rose 11.8 percent to $40.93 following Q1 results.
    Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) surged 11.2 percent to $27.36. Engility reported upbeat quarterly earnings.
    Synalloy Corporation (NASDAQ: SYNL) rose 10.7 percent to $19.10 following Q1 results.
    Logitech International S.A. (NASDAQ: LOGI)
  • [By Keith Speights]

    Shares of STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) were up 21.5% as of 11:25 a.m. EDT on Thursday. The big jump occurred after the maker of implantable lenses announced its second-quarter earnings results on Wednesday evening.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA) was upgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report issued on Monday.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) shares shot up 26 percent to $21.03 after reporting upbeat Q1 results.

    Shares of Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) got a boost, shooting up 56 percent to $34.2425. The nano-cap low-float stock skyrocketed over 1,300 percent on Wednesday on no company specific news which would support the surge. The move higher is consistent with what was seen in other low-float stocks over the past few months.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA) hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $28.55 and last traded at $28.42, with a volume of 6590 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $27.80.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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    Trading Center: Watching the Levels for Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM): Move of 0.02 Since the Open (stocknewscaller.com) Molecular Templates (MTEM) Announces Clinical Data at 2018 ASCO Meeting (streetinsider.com) Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Sales Market Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application and Forecast to 2025 (exclusivereportage.com) ATR in spotlight EnSync, Inc. (NYSE:ESNC), CDTi Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI), Molecular Templates, Inc … (stocksnewspoint.com)

    MTEM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Molecular Templates from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Molecular Templates from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.20.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    EnSync Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,862,471 shares, a growth of 19.1% from the August 31st total of 2,402,751 shares. Currently, 8.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 789,142 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Materialise NV(MTLS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    TheStreet upgraded shares of Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research report report published on Thursday.

    Several other brokerages have also commented on MTLS. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Materialise from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, August 28th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Materialise from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Materialise from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $19.00.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

    Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

    Navigator (NYSE:NVGS) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Financial stocks paved the way higher, with the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEMKT:XLF) rising 1.8%. Utilities companies lost ground; the Utilities SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLU) fell 2.4%.

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Rate-sensitive stocks in the utility and real estate sectors led the market. The Utilities Select SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLU) gained 0.9% and the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEMKT:VNQ) added 1%.

  • [By ]

    High-yield and traditionally-safe sectors like Utilities, represented by the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLU), and Consumer Staples, represented by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLP), show this relationship with yields.

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Utility stocks were the weakest sector, with the Utilities Select SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLU) falling 1.4%. Semiconductor stocks also helped pull the market down after some analyst downgrades; the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) dropped 1.6%. 

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    Technology shares were hit hard today, with the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLK) sinking 2.1%. Utilities moved higher, though; the Utilities Select SPDR ETF (NYSEMKT:XLU) rose 1.7%.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Invest In Right Now: ECA Marcellus Trust I(ECT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    SuperEdge (CURRENCY:ECT) traded 19.2% lower against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 19:00 PM E.T. on September 1st. SuperEdge has a market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $947.00 worth of SuperEdge was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, SuperEdge has traded up 2.2% against the US dollar. One SuperEdge token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0002 or 0.00000002 BTC on popular exchanges.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Media coverage about Eca Marcellus Trust I (NYSE:ECT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eca Marcellus Trust I earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.7651927822973 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SuperEdge (CURRENCY:ECT) traded 17.2% higher against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 14:00 PM ET on September 22nd. One SuperEdge token can now be purchased for about $0.0001 or 0.00000001 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. In the last seven days, SuperEdge has traded 52.1% lower against the dollar. SuperEdge has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $623.00 worth of SuperEdge was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now

&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;size-full wp-image-14049&q; src=&q;http://blogs-images.forbes.com/antoinegara/files/2018/06/0522_strategies-masa-takeda_650x455.jpg?width=960&q; alt=&q;&q; data-height=&q;455&q; data-width=&q;650&q;&g; Masakazu Takeda, PM of the Hennessy Japan Fund, is finding big returns in the land of the rising sun.

Japan has endured a lost decade (or three), but Masakazu Takeda of the Hennessy Japan Fund ($440 million in assets), spots big opportunity. The success of &s;Abenomics&s; means&a;nbsp;the country is beginning to emerge from a long stretch of stagnant growth and deflation. Japanese markets, which outperformed the United States last year, offer value&a;nbsp;to those prepared to hunt for undervalued companies.

Some tailwinds for investors include corporate tax cuts, a weakening Yen that aids Japan&s;s export-oriented companies and&a;nbsp;increased&a;nbsp;corporate alignment with shareholders. A longer-term overhaul is also in the works. Prime Minister &l;a href=&s;http://www.forbes.com/profile/shinzo-abe/&s;&g;Shinzo Abe&l;/a&g; has mixed stimulus with broader structural reforms such as increasing the labor force participation rate, spurring tourism, and simplifying regulations to bolster foreign direct investment. When Japan hosts the summer Olympics in Tokyo, Abe hopes to have boosted nominal GDP by $5 trillion. The plan is only just gaining&a;nbsp;traction in the eyes of many global investors.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on EnSync (ESNC)

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

    Get Molecular Templates alerts:

    Trading Center: Watching the Levels for Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM): Move of 0.02 Since the Open (stocknewscaller.com) Molecular Templates (MTEM) Announces Clinical Data at 2018 ASCO Meeting (streetinsider.com) Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Sales Market Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application and Forecast to 2025 (exclusivereportage.com) ATR in spotlight EnSync, Inc. (NYSE:ESNC), CDTi Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDTI), Molecular Templates, Inc … (stocksnewspoint.com)

    MTEM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Molecular Templates from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Molecular Templates from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.20.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    ZBB Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) has been given a $2.00 price target by research analysts at HC Wainwright in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s target price suggests a potential upside of 471.43% from the stock’s current price.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Reliv’ International Inc.(RELV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Headlines about Reliv International (NASDAQ:RELV) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Reliv International earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.5816094320485 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.(INN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its position in Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN) by 3.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 186,900 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 6,700 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.18% of Summit Hotel Properties worth $2,544,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Summit Hotel Properties (INN)

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Innova (INN) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the NeoScrypt hashing algorithm. It was first traded on October 19th, 2017. Innova’s total supply is 4,032,857 coins and its circulating supply is 3,282,857 coins. Innova’s official website is innovacoin.info. Innova’s official Twitter account is @InnovaCoin.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: CVR Partners LP(UAN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Arcadia Biosciences (NASDAQ: RKDA) and CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    CVR Partners (NYSE: UAN) and PotashCorp (NYSE:NTR) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.(ARR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Teacher Retirement System of Texas lowered its stake in ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) by 35.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,270 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 4,991 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in ARMOUR Residential REIT were worth $216,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Wells Fargo & Company MN decreased its position in shares of ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) by 19.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 201,989 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 50,292 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 0.48% of ARMOUR Residential REIT worth $4,703,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, May 30th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.19 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, June 28th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th.

Hot Undervalued Stocks To Buy Right Now: NanoString Technologies, Inc.(NSTG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is one of 91 publicly-traded companies in the “Biological products, except diagnostic” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare NanoString Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ: FWP) shares gained 88.18 percent to close at $4.14 on Tuesday.
    Regional Health Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHE) shares jumped 18.04 percent to close at $0.3010 on Tuesday.
    Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) shares gained 16.61 percent to close at $0.49 after the nano-cap specialty diagnostics company said it saw an acceleration of sales in its Pathology services in April. The company now expects to see a sequential double digit quarterly sales growth.
    Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ: ARCT) rose 16.09 percent to close at $7.00 on Tuesday.
    America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) gained 14.53 percent to close at $62.65 after reporting upbeat Q4 results.
    NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG) shares surged 12.64 percent to close at $13.19.
    Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) gained 12.12 percent to close at $4.07 on Tuesday.
    Quotient Limited (NASDAQ: QTNT) shares climbed 11.58 percent to close at $6.55 on Tuesday.
    American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) rose 11.23 percent to close at $32.28 following a report from Reuters that the company is looking for a sale.
    iQIYI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) gained 11.15 percent to close at $22.52.
    Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCYT) rose 10.4 percent to close at $7.11.
    Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) gained 10.26 percent to close at $3.33. Stein Mart is expected to release quarterly earnings on May 23.
    MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG) shares rose 10.11 percent to close at $8.06.
    The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE: TCS) gained 8.2 percent to close at $8.18. Container Store reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its fourth quarter after the closing bell.
    Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB) shares gained 7.69 percent to close at $9.10 after the company reported upbeat Q2 results.
    Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) rose 6.4 percent to close at $59.03 after reporting a $10 billion buyback plan.

     

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Top Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: EnSync, Inc.(ESNC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Energous Corporation and potential small cap networking or power peer Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA) having a run up late last year while small cap Ultralife Corp (NASDAQ: ULBI) is heading back up to previous highs and EnSync Inc (NYSEMKT: ESNC) has underperformed:

Top Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: eHealth Inc.(EHTH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) was down, falling around 32 percent to $9.53. eHealth reported a Q2 net loss of $0.5 million, versus a year-ago net income of $5.8 million. The company also reported weak quarterly revenue.

Top Performing Stocks To Buy Right Now: Celestica, Inc.(CLS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of small cap Sanmina Corp (NASDAQ: SANM), a previous Elite Opportunity Pro (EOP) newsletter suggestion as the next breakout stock, andmid cap Flextronics International being bigger winners compared with the also good performance of mid cap Jabil Circuit, Inc (NYSE: JBL) and small cap Celestica Inc (NYSE: CLS):

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows shares of mid caps Jabil Circuit and Flextronics International Ltd (NASDAQ: FLEX) along with small capCelestica Inc (NYSE: CLS) and Sanmina Corp (NASDAQ: SANM), a previous Elite Opportunity Pro (EOP) newslettersuggestion as the next breakout stock, all performing well recently as the tech stocks they supply outperform: