Much has been made of the stock markets record-setting performance since President Donald Trump won the race for the White House back in November.
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But Dow Joness data team offers more insight into how Trump stacks up compared with other presidents in their first 30 days in office, a milepost Trump hits on Feb. 19. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
has returned 4.02% as of Fridays close, which would make the Dows performance in the Trump eras first month the sixth best in percentage terms behind Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1945, after his fourth victorious campaign for the presidency, when blue chips climbed by 4.1%.
Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own For 2019: U S Concrete, Inc.(USCR)
- [By Rich Duprey, Nicholas Rossolillo, and Maxx Chatsko]
We posed that question to a team of Motley Fool investors to identify three stocks our kids will brag about having owned for years, and they picked U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR), Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC), and Rollins (NYSE:ROL). Read on to find out why these companies deserve that distinction.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of U.S. Concrete, Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) by 3.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 36,530 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 1,237 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers owned 0.22% of U.S. Concrete worth $2,206,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
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Sterling Construction Co. Inc (STRL) : “I’m going to stick with U.S. Concrete (USCR) .”
B&G Foods (BGS) : “No, we’re going to stay away. This group is a snake pit.”
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In the Lightning Round, Cramer was bullish on Goldman Sachs (GS) , Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) , Ecolab (ECL) , PTC (PTC) , Arista Networks (ANET) , U.S. Concrete (USCR) and Masco (MAS) .
Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own For 2019: Pershing Gold Corporation(PGLC)
- [By Logan Wallace]
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Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own For 2019: CVD Equipment Corporation(CVV)
- [By Shane Hupp]
News coverage about CVD Equipment (NASDAQ:CVV) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CVD Equipment earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.2607770405573 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own For 2019: Lawson Products Inc.(LAWS)
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) is scheduled to announce its earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.16 per share for the quarter.