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Tesla shares fell on the first day of trading after CEO Elon Musk said he is ditching efforts to take the company private.

The electric car maker’s stock was down 2 percent in early trading Monday. During premarket trading, it sank more than 5 percent. Musk announced in a blog post late Friday that consultations with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley convinced him that most of Tesla’s shareholders opposed the privatization proposal.

Tesla shares fell more than 6 percent from their level on Aug. 7 (just before Musk tweeted that he had “funding secured”) through Friday’s close.

“Given the feedback I’ve received, it’s apparent that most of Tesla’s existing shareholders believe we are better off as a public company,” Musk wrote Friday. “Although the majority of shareholders I spoke to said they would remain with Tesla if we went private, the sentiment, in a nutshell, was ‘please don’t do this.'”

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VLKAY)

Volkswagen AG is a Germany-based automobile manufacturer. It operates through two segments: Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive segment comprises the development of vehicles and engines, the production and sale of passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks, buses and motorcycles, as well as spare parts, diesel engines, turbo-machinery, special gear units, propulsion components and testing systems. The Financial Services segment combines dealer and customer financing, leasing, banking, insurance activities, fleet management and mobility offerings. The Company operates under the brands Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.
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    Volkswagen Group (OTCPK:VLKAY) / Audi (OTCPK:AUDVF) / Porsche (OTCPK:POAHF)

    Volkswagen is currently ranked the number 7 top-selling global electric car manufacturer with 5% market share. In Europe Volkswagen is the number 2 electric car seller with a 13% market share.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    VOLKSWAGEN (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) and Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    ValuEngine upgraded shares of VOLKSWAGEN (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday.

    Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on VLKAY. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of VOLKSWAGEN from a buy rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, April 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group raised shares of VOLKSWAGEN from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $46.00.

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    Ferrari may be a carmaker but its valuation is more similar to those of luxury powerhouses like LVMH (OTCPK:LVMUY), Kering (OTCPK:PPRUY) or Richemont (OTCPK:CFRUY) than those of fellow car companies like former parent FCA or Germany’s Daimler (OTCPK:DDAIF), BMW (OTCPK:BMWYY) or Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY). No other automotive brand, luxury or volume, can compete with Ferrari’s operative EBIT margin of 22.69 percent and EBITDA margin of 30.3 percent for the full year 2017 (the runner-up being Volkswagen-owned Porsche with a margin of 17.6 percent for 2017). In my eyes, this is further proof of the fact that a Ferrari is not primarily a car but a luxury product. It just happens to be a luxury product that presents itself in the form of a car. The overwhelming majority of cars are purchased out of necessity. Even a premium product like a Mercedes-Benz or a BMW will in most cases remain a tool of transportation above everything else – although I could imagine that some of my fellow countrymen from Germany would fiercely disagree with me on this. No one, however, needs a Ferrari. Please note that I allow myself to exclude needs of the ego from my definition of necessity here. Still, Ferraris are in high demand. That is because customers don’t buy them because they need but because they want them. It is this passion that ensures the company’s success. It is noteworthy that at Ferrari revenue (+10 percent in 2017; +11.2 percent currency-adjusted) increases at a significantly faster pace than shipments (+4.8 percent in 2017) do. This underlines the business’s pricing power.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Canadian National Railway Company(CNI)

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business in North America. It provides transportation for various goods, including petroleum and chemicals, grain and fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, and intermodal and automotive products. The company operates a network of approximately 20,600 route miles of track that spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico. It serves the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)/Superior (Wisconsin), Green Bay (Wisconsin), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, and Jackson (Mississippi), with connections to various points in North America. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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    Canadian National Railway Co  (NYSE:CNI)Q1 2019 Earnings CallApril 29, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $93.33.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Corium International, Inc.(CORI)

We are a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and commercialization of specialty pharmaceutical products that leverage our broad experience in transdermal and transmucosal delivery systems. Together with our partners, we have successfully developed seven marketed products in the prescription drug and consumer markets, and we are the sole commercial supplier of each of those products for our marketing partners. We use our novel transdermal and transmucosal approaches to bring new products to markets that present significant opportunities. Our development platforms enable transdermal delivery of large molecules, or biologics, including vaccines, peptides and proteins, as well as small molecules that are otherwise difficult to deliver in a transdermal dosage form. Our pipeline includes two partnered products that are the subject of applications for approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”).   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    Shares of Corium International (NASDAQ:CORI), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on transdermal and transmucosal delivery systems, were up 50% as of 11:10 a.m. EDT on Friday. The enormous jump is a response to the news that the company has accepted a buyout offer. 

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Corium International Inc. (NASDAQ: CORI) shares jumped on Friday after the company announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Gurnet Point Capital (GPC) will acquire Corium. Corium’s board of directors has unanimously approved the transaction.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Corium International Inc (NASDAQ:CORI) VP Parminder Singh sold 3,133 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.01, for a total value of $28,228.33. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.(MGIC)

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. provides proprietary application development, business process integration, and vertical software solutions and related professional services. The company’s software solutions are used by customers to develop, deploy, and integrate on-premise, mobile, and cloud-based business applications. It operates in two segments, Software Solutions and IT Professional Services. The company offers Magic xpa application platform, a proprietary application platform for developing and deploying business applications; AppBuilder application platform for building, deploying, and maintaining mainframe-grade business applications; and Magic xpi integration platform, a graphical wizard-based code-free solution. It also provides vertical software solutions comprising Leap, a software solution for business support systems; Hermes Solution for both hubs and traditional air cargo ground handling operations; HR Pulse, a customized software as a service and on premise solution for human capital management; and MBS Solution, a system for managing TV broadcast channels. In addition, the company offers IT services, including professional services in the areas of infrastructure design and delivery; application development; technology consulting, planning, and implementation; and support and supplemental staffing services. Further, it provides software maintenance, support, training, and consulting services. The company markets and sells its products through its direct sales representatives and offices, independent country distributors, magic software providers, system integrators, distributors, resellers, and consulting and OEM partners. The company was formerly known as Mashov Software Export (1983) Ltd. and changed its name to Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. in 1991. Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Or Yehuda, Israel. Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. is a subsidiary of Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.

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    Magic Software Enterprises Ltd  (NASDAQ:MGIC)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 04, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd (NASDAQ:MGIC) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.00.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Magic Software Enterprises (MGIC)

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Best Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc.(USPH)

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates outpatient physical therapy clinics in the United States. Its clinics provide pre-and post-operative care and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, sports-related injuries, preventative care, rehabilitation of injured workers, and neurological-related injuries. As of March 3, 2016, the company owned and operated 514 outpatient physical therapy clinics in 42 states; and managed 21 physical therapy facilities for unaffiliated third parties, including hospitals and physician groups. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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    US Physical Therapy Inc  (NYSE:USPH)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 07, 2019, 10:30 a.m. ET

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH)

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Top 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Aon PLC acts as a provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human resource consulting, and outsourcing solutions. The commercial risk solutions generate maximum revenue. Aon PLC has a market cap of $41.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $172.66 with a P/E ratio of 37.76 and P/S ratio of 3.96. The dividend yield of Aon PLC stocks is 0.92%. Aon PLC had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Aon PLC the business predictability rank of 2-star.

For the last quarter Aon PLC reported a revenue of $2.8 billion, compared with the revenue of $2.9 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $10.8 billion, an increase of 7.7% from last year. For the last five years Aon PLC had an average revenue decline of 2.9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $4.59 for the year, a decline of 2.3% from the previous year. Over the last five years Aon PLC had an EPS growth rate of 4.1% a year. The Aon PLC had a decent operating margin of 14.34%, compared with the operating margin of 9.79% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Aon PLC is 14.24%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

Top 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now: Concho Resources Inc.(CXO)

Concho Resources Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, exploration, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the Unites States. The company’s principal operating areas are located in the Permian Basin of southeast New Mexico and West Texas. As of December 31, 2015, its total estimated proved reserves were 623.5 million barrel of oil equivalent. Concho Resources Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

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  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE: CXO) also was reiterated as Buy, with a $155 price objective. That is based on a finite timeline to delivery that is supported by its core NAV. Shares of Concho Resources were trading up 1.5% at $107.60 on Monday afternoon.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO), likewise, is planning to invest less money into the Permian in 2019. The driller, which also went on a spending spree last year, including buying rival RSP Permian for $9.5 billion, is reducing its 2019 spending plan to $2.9 billion. That’s 17% lower than its initial forecast. By moderating its activity, Concho Resources can generate more free cash flow, which will help support its recently initiated dividend.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) announced a special dividend on Wednesday, February 20th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of 0.125 per share by the oil and natural gas company on Friday, March 29th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) by 70.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 902 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after selling 2,185 shares during the quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Concho Resources were worth $93,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.(MGIC)

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. provides proprietary application development, business process integration, and vertical software solutions and related professional services. The company’s software solutions are used by customers to develop, deploy, and integrate on-premise, mobile, and cloud-based business applications. It operates in two segments, Software Solutions and IT Professional Services. The company offers Magic xpa application platform, a proprietary application platform for developing and deploying business applications; AppBuilder application platform for building, deploying, and maintaining mainframe-grade business applications; and Magic xpi integration platform, a graphical wizard-based code-free solution. It also provides vertical software solutions comprising Leap, a software solution for business support systems; Hermes Solution for both hubs and traditional air cargo ground handling operations; HR Pulse, a customized software as a service and on premise solution for human capital management; and MBS Solution, a system for managing TV broadcast channels. In addition, the company offers IT services, including professional services in the areas of infrastructure design and delivery; application development; technology consulting, planning, and implementation; and support and supplemental staffing services. Further, it provides software maintenance, support, training, and consulting services. The company markets and sells its products through its direct sales representatives and offices, independent country distributors, magic software providers, system integrators, distributors, resellers, and consulting and OEM partners. The company was formerly known as Mashov Software Export (1983) Ltd. and changed its name to Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. in 1991. Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Or Yehuda, Israel. Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. is a subsidiary of Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.

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  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Magic Software Enterprises Ltd  (NASDAQ:MGIC)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 04, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd (NASDAQ:MGIC) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.00.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday.

Top 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now: Madison Square Garden Inc.(MSG)

The Madison Square Garden Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the sports, entertainment, and media businesses primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: MSG Media, MSG Entertainment, and MSG Sports. The MSG Media segment produces and develops content for various distribution platforms, including content originating from the company?s venues. It consists of the MSG Networks and the Fuse Networks, which offer sports and musical content. This segment also manages interactive businesses that comprise a range of targeted websites; and wireless, video on demand, and digital platforms. The MSG Entertainment segment creates, produces, and/or presents various live productions, as well as presents or hosts other live entertainment events, such as concerts, family shows, special events, and theatrical productions. The MSG Sports segment owns and operates sports franchises. This segment also owns other sports properties, including the pre sentation of a range of live sporting events, such as professional boxing, college basketball, track and field, and tennis. The company owns the Madison Square Garden complex in New York City, which includes an arena and a theater; and The Chicago Theatre in Chicago. It leases Radio City Music Hall and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The company is based in New York, New York. As of February 09, 2010, Madison Square Garden, Inc. operates independently of Cablevision Systems Corporation.

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    The Madison Square Garden Co  (NYSE:MSG)Q2 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 01, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    PNC Financial Services Group Inc. trimmed its holdings in Madison Square Garden Co (NYSE:MSG) by 4.1% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 164,951 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,114 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc.’s holdings in Madison Square Garden were worth $51,166,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Imperial Capital initiated coverage on shares of Madison Square Garden (NYSE:MSG) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $372.00 price target on the stock.

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    These are the top 5 holdings of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C.Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) – 3,587,218 shares, 22.9% of the total portfolio. GoDaddy Inc (GDDY) – 8,312,908 shares, 20.2% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 29.96%The Madison Square Garden Co (MSG) – 1,268,395 shares, 13.54% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 2.80%Sabre Corp (SABR) – 15,799,875 shares, 13.4% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 29.69%SMART Global Holdings Inc (SGH) – 9,256,755 shares, 10.15%

Top 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now: 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.

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    These are the top 5 holdings of MAK CAPITAL ONE LLCSkyline Champion Corp (SKY) – 5,539,759 shares, 44.08% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 17.19%Agilysys Inc (AGYS) – 5,284,648 shares, 41.04% of the total portfolio. Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACHN) – 5,191,600 shares, 4.47% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 166.77%Yatra Online Inc (YTRA) – 1,938,559 shares, 4.22% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 1566.45%Maxwell Technologies Inc (MXWL) – 2,725,992 shares, 3.06% of th

  • [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 5 Stocks To Buy Right Now: Utah Medical Products, Inc.(UTMD)

Utah Medical Products, Inc. (UTMD), incorporated on April 21, 1978, is engaged in the business of producing medical devices that are disposable and for hospital use. The Company’s product categories include labor and delivery/obstetrics; neonatal intensive care; gynecology/urology/electrosurgery, and blood pressure monitoring. UTMD markets a range of medical devices used in care areas, such as the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the labor and delivery (L&D) department and the women’s health center in hospitals, as well as products sold to outpatient clinics and physician’s offices. Domestically, UTMD’s medical devices are sold directly to clinical end user facilities by the Company’s own direct sales representatives and independent manufacturers’ representatives. In addition, some of UTMD’s devices are sold through specialty distributors, national hospital distribution companies and other medical device manufacturers. Internationally, products are sold directly to end users in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia, and through other medical device companies and through independent medical products distributors in other countries.

Labor and Delivery/Obstetrics

The Company’s labor and delivery/obstetrics products include fetal monitoring accessories, vacuum-assisted delivery systems (VAD), and other labor and delivery tools. UTMD’s intrauterine pressure (IUP) catheters provide for clinician choices from a fluid-filled system to INTRAN PLUS. In addition, adjunct toco belts and chart paper are provided by UTMD to provide a package of fetal monitoring supplies. UTMD’s IUP catheters include IUP 075, INTRAN and INTRAN PLUS. IUP 075 and UTMD’s other custom fluid-filled clear catheter kits utilize a saline-filled catheter that is placed within the uterine cavity, connected to a separate external reusable or disposable transducer. An intrauterine pressure change is transmitted through the fluid column to the external pressure transducer. INTRAN is the disposable intrauterine p! ressure catheter that places the pressure transducer at the pressure source within the uterine cavity. The INTRAN PLUS catheter combines the transducer tip concept of INTRAN I with a refined tip design, a zeroing switch that allows the clinician to reset the reference of the monitor, and amnio lumen, which provides access to the amniotic fluid environment, which may be helpful in the diagnosis and intervention of certain fetal conditions. UTMD markets tocodynamometer belts, catheters and accessories.

UTMD’s VAD Systems include soft silicone bell-shaped birthing cups and reusable hand-held vacuum pumps. UTMD’s soft silicone cup is a bell-shaped cup design that should be preferred for fetal well-being in low or outlet fetal stations with occiput anterior presentations. AROM-COT is a finger cover with a prong design to rupture maternal membranes. MUC-X is an aspiration device used immediately after birth to clear neonatal respiratory passages. CORDGUARD is a product, which unifies the multiple steps of clamping the neonate’s cord close to the umbilicus, severing the cord without splattering blood, drawing a clean cord blood sample and assisting in the removal of the placenta. BT-CATH is a uterine balloon tamponade catheter for controlling postpartum hemorrhage. Abcorp toco belts and straps for fetal monitoring by an external tocodynamometer are provided in latex-free form in various configurations. Its UTMD extended product line includes Bari-Belts and Bari-Bands, a series of abdominal belts designed for bariatric patients and bands to accommodate patients of all shapes and sizes. The CVX-Ripe utilizes approximately two adjacent conical silicone balloons, similar to the shape of an hourglass.

Neonatal Intensive Care

The Company’s neonatal intensive care products include DISPOSA-HOOD, DELTRAN PLUS and GESCO. The Company’s DISPOSA-HOOD is an infant respiratory hood that is used in the NICU to administer oxygen to neonates and flush carbon dioxide (CO2). The DISPOSA-HOOD! is place! d over the infant’s head, which incorporates a round diffusor connection designed to disperse the incoming gases along the inner surfaces of the hood. DISPOSA-HOOD, in contrast to an incubator, allows for access to and visualization of the underdeveloped infant. It also prevents cross-contamination that might occur with an incubator.

UTMD’s DELTRAN blood pressure monitoring system is adapted for use in the NICU. The system features visualization of clearing volume and one-handed use. A class of catheters called umbilical vessel catheters (UVCs) are designed for administering vital medications and fluids immediately following birth through the infant’s umbilical vessel into the inferior vena cava. The catheters are also called umbilical artery catheters (UACs) when placed in one of the umbilical arteries to measure blood pressure or monitor metabolic processes through blood analysis. UTMD’s UVC product line includes catheters made from a thermosensitive polyurethane (Tecoflex). In addition, GESCO provides a catheterization procedure tray of instruments and supplies necessary to place UVC catheters, as well as perform other similar procedures. GESCO develops and markets initial versions of neonatal products. UTMD has added smaller diameter versions of its URI-CATH and NUTRI-CATH products.

The Company’s PICC-NATE product line is designed with the input of neonatal nurse practitioners for use as a long-term indwelling catheter system for single-use, therapeutic central venous infusion of drug solutions, blood products or other fluids and for blood sampling. The silicone PICC-Nate comes in approximately two diameter sizes and over two hub configurations. Other GESCO specialty products include a disposable peritoneal dialysis (PD) set that is a pre-assembled, sterile, closed system, called DIALY-NATE. DIALY-NATE is provided in a form that allows timely PD implementation. Other specialty NICU devices include a silicone oral protection device used to prevent palatal soft tissue injury ! by orotra! cheal tubes, called PALA-NATE; a pre-assembled, closed urinary drainage system, called URI-CATH, which reduces risk of infection, and a lumbar sampling kit with a tiny, specially-beveled needle for obtaining cerebral spinal fluid samples, called MYELO-NATE. Its HEMO-NATE is a disposable filter designed to remove microaggregates from stored blood prior to transfusion into a neonate.

Gynecology/Urology/Electrosurgery

The Company’s gynecology/urology/electrosurgery products include LETZ System, FINESSE+ Generator, EPITOME, FILSHIE CLIP System, PATHFINDER PLUS, SUPRAPUBIC CATHETERIZATION, HOLMIUM LASER FIBRES, LIBERTY System, ENDOCURETTE, TVUS/HSG-Cath and LUMIN. The LETZ System (loop excision of the transformation zone) is used to excise cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and other lower genital tract lesions related to human papilloma virus (HPV) infections. LETZ provides a tissue specimen for pathological assessment. UTMD’s LETZ System includes disposable electrodes, the FINESSE electrosurgical generator and other miscellaneous components. A disposable loop electrode used to excise the tissue specimen is a pencil like tube with a thin tungsten wire loop attached. The loop is available in varying sizes and includes a Safe T Gauge that can be positioned so the physician can monitor and control the amount of tissue being excised. Its OptiMicro Needles are useful in small-scale plastic and reconstructive surgery applications. Its OptiMicro needle versions are useful in certain head and neck procedures. FILTRESSE is a surgical smoke filtration system. Other electrosurgery tools and accessories include disposable electrosurgical pens, dispersive pads, footswitches, filter packs, speculums, retractors, forceps, tenacula and hooks. Its OptiSpec is an ultra-bright light for cervical visualization without physician distraction during exams, pap smears and other vaginal procedures requiring direct cervical visualization.

The Company’s EPITOME is an electrosurgical scalpe! l, which ! delivers performance in surgical incision and excision with hemostasis. The Filshie Clip is a female surgical contraception device used for tubal ligation that is placed on the fallopian tubes, generally laparoscopically but also post partum during a C-Section procedure. PATHFINDER PLUS is an endoscopic irrigation device that allows an uro/gyn surgeon to irrigate, clearing the visual field, with the same hand that controls the endoscope. The Add-a-Cath introducer is a Femcare device designed for suprapubic introduction of a catheter for bladder drainage. As part of its urology product line, Femcare distributes reusable and single patient use laser energy delivery devices, which can transmit both the Holmium and Nd:YAG wavelengths. LIBERTY is a device for the conservative treatment and control of urinary incontinence in women. LIBERTY consists of a battery operated electrical stimulation unit and an intravaginal electrode probe. The tip of the EndoCurette is designed to obtain thorough tissue specimen.

UTMD’s TVUS/HSG-Cath provides cervical occlusion that allows distention of the uterus to differentiate anterior and posterior endometrium, among other irregularities, together with visual obstruction of the uterus near the internal os. In addition, the TVUS/HSG-Cath may be used in hysterosalpingography radiographic procedures to assess the patency of fallopian tubes. Femcare’s Spackman Style uterine cannula is designed for the manipulation of the uterus and injection of fluid to test the patency of the fallopian tubes. LUMIN is a gynecological tool developed by UTMD for manipulating the uterus in laparoscopic procedures.

Blood Pressure Monitoring

The Company’s blood pressure monitoring products include DELTRAN Disposable Pressure Transducer (DPT), and pressure monitoring accessories, components and other molded parts. UTMD develops and distributes its disposable transducer as a component in sterile blood pressure monitoring kits through direct representatives and othe! r medical! companies in the United States, as well as independent distributors and other medical device companies internationally. DELTRAN PLUS provides a closed system for blood sampling. Components included in blood pressure monitoring kit configurations include flush devices, stopcocks, fluid administration sets, caps, pressure tubing, interface cables and organizers. The Company sells similar components designed for other medical device company applications, which incorporate UTMD’s technologies and designs. DELTA-CAL is a calibration device used to check proper functioning of an arterial pressure system. In addition, UTMD sells plastic molded parts on a subcontract basis to a range of medical and non-medical device companies. UTMD performs subcontract assembly, testing and packaging of components.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Utah Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTMD) CEO Kevin L. Cornwell sold 8,080 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.07, for a total value of $865,125.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Utah Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTMD) Director Ernst G. Hoyer sold 1,614 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.41, for a total value of $168,517.74. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

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What happened

Shares of Seven Stars Cloud Group (NASDAQ:SSC), also known as Ideanomics, rose on Tuesday after the blockchain company announced a deal with a leading auto financing company in China. The stock was up about 10.1% at 12:45 p.m. EDT.

So what

Seven Stars has signed a three-year deal with First Auto Loan to provide two financing campaigns, one in China and another across other markets. The financing will support rideshare vehicles throughout China, going through both Seven Stars’ blockchain ecosystem and traditional financial distribution channels.

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About $5.1 billion of financing activity will take place in China, with $1 billion taking place outside China. The activity outside China will be exclusive to Seven Stars.

Seven Stars Co-CEO Bruno Wu talked highly of the deal: “This exemplary opportunity represents the blockchain-based fintech services that Ideanomics has set forth to accomplish as part of our Company’s Fixed Income Financial Digital Asset Strategy. It truly represents a paradigm shift in global financing activities and Ideanomics will continue to set a trailblazing path which will benefit all aspects of automotive and ride-sharing industries.”

Best Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.(MGIC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the software maker’s stock.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd (NASDAQ:MGIC) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.00.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.14 per share on revenue of $67.07 million.

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.47 per share on revenue of $1.34 billion.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Best Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd.(JASO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) leads a strong day of earnings reports on Wall Street. The commercial banking giant was expected to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.57 on top of $22.4 billion in revenue. The company topped both numbers, including EPS of $0.63. The company said its performance was bolstered by stronger profit margins, the 2017 GOP tax plan, and higher revenue from banking fees. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Trump could request that Russia assist with the denuclearization of North Korea during their summit. Trump has said that he expects that he and Putin will have an “extraordinary friendship” at the conclusion of the event. The meeting comes just days after the U.S. government announced 12 indictments against Russian officials on charges of conspiracy to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. Global growth is back in focus after China announced second-quarter GDP expectations. The government announced that Q2 GDP came in at 6.7% as the country has been cracking down on risky credit offerings. Markets are continually worried about China’s Shanghai Composite – which recently entered bear territory. The third quarter will be interesting for markets as trade tensions accelerate between the United States and China.
    Four Stocks to Watch Today: NFLX, AMZN, TWTR, CAT
    Shares of Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) are in focus as the company prepares to report earnings after the bell. Wall Street analysts project that the company will report EPS of $0.80 on top of $3.93 billion in revenue. Analysts will be paying close attention to whether the online-streaming giant has been able to continue to aggressively increase its international user base. Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is generating buzz as the company prepares to kick-start its annual Prime Day. The annual shopping event will take place starting this evening and stretch through Tuesday. According to the website Reta

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    JA Solar (NASDAQ:JASO) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Monday, July 2nd. Analysts expect JA Solar to post earnings of $0.20 per share for the quarter.

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    Tariffs are overshadowing the start of earnings season. This week, a variety of Wall Street banks, consumer goods, and airline companies report for the previous quarter. While profits are expected to remain strong, the outlook for the rest of the year is expected to take into account the impact of tariffs on global trade. This is likely to weigh on investor sentiment. According to a report from real estate giant REIS Inc., mall vacancies have hit a six-year high at 8.6% last quarter. The fall of brick-and-mortar stores has been fueled by the rise of Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), which continues to see its stock surge to new highs. It’s not too late to get in on Amazon at a fraction of the cost of today’s shares. We’ll show you how… right here. Speaking of Amazon, the e-commerce giant recently made a big splash in the pharmacy benefits business after its purchase of online benefits provider PillPack. This purchase has many analysts convinced that Amazon is about to do to pharmacies what it has done to malls over the last decade. And while Amazon is going to be a major player in the drug-delivery business in the future, there is one stock that is going to stave off any further attack from Amazon and the delivery business. Best of all, this stock has an incredible VQScore, and it’s trading at a huge discount.
    Three Stocks to Watch Today: HOG, TM, TWTR
    A number of companies are reporting that earnings could have a dramatic impact on their future balance sheets. That’s especially true in the transportation business. Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has said the tariffs will cost up to $100 million per year and add $2,200 per vehicle. Now, Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has said the tariffs wi

  • [By Rich Smith]

    Fearing that prospects for the solar industry are dimming, yesterday analysts at Roth Capital bailed on the solar industry wholesale, downgrading shares of Hanwha Q Cells, JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ:JASO), and ReneSola to sell. This morning, Merrill Lynch showed signs it’s planning to join the rush to the exits as well, downgrading American solar manufacturer First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) to neutral.

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    Four Stocks to Watch Today: DIS, JASO, AAPL, GOOGL
    Shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) are in focus thanks to a record-breaking weekend for its Pixar division. The company’s film “Incredibles 2” collected a staggering $180 million during its first weekend in the domestic box office. The massive windfall is the largest opening weekend for an animated film and easily topped the studios previous record for “Finding Dory” ($135.1 million). The e-commerce wars are heating up in China. This morning, Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL) – the owner of Google – announced it would purchase a $550 million stake in com Inc. (Nasdaq: JD), a Chinese e-commerce firm and primary rival to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) announced it has inked a multiyear deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original content for the company’s television division. The deal is the largest content partnership in Apple’s history. The company is trying to compete with rivals Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), and Time Warner Inc.’s (NYSE: TMX) HBO division. Winfrey is expected to create new shows and to appear on screen. “Together, Winfrey and Apple will create original programs that embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world,” the company said in a statement. Look for an earnings report from JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO). Wall Street expects the renewable energy giant will report earnings per share of $0.02 on top of $593 million in revenue.

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Best Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: Echelon Corporation(ELON)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Echelon Co. (NASDAQ:ELON) shares reached a new 52-week high and low during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $4.07 and last traded at $4.18, with a volume of 9600 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.31.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ: XPLR) and Echelon (NASDAQ:ELON) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Echelon (NASDAQ: ELON) and Lantronix (NASDAQ:LTRX) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Best Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: StarTek, Inc.(SRT)

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    StarTek traded down $0.03, hitting $6.98, during trading hours on Friday, according to MarketBeat. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 199,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 114,323. StarTek has a 12 month low of $6.57 and a 12 month high of $14.78. The company has a market capitalization of $108.16 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -87.25 and a beta of 0.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 2.24 and a current ratio of 2.41.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of StarTek, Inc. (NYSE:SRT) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $12.67.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) and StarTek (NYSE:SRT) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

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Best Tech Stocks To Buy Right Now: CIENA Corporation(CIEN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twenty-six brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and twenty have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $29.62.

  • [By Ezra Schwarzbaum]

    Several other optics stocks stand to gain. In a Monday note, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Vivek Arya also highlighlited the semiconductor space as one that could benefit from the news. Other stocks to watch include:

    Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LITE)
    Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN)
    Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR)
    II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IIVI)
    Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI)
    Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: SWKS)
    Integrated Device Technology Inc (NASDAQ: IDTI)
    Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ: QRVO)
    Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX)
    Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ: AVGO)

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    Stocks to Watch Today: TGT, CRM, FB
    This morning, shares of Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) popped nearly 6% after a strong Q4 earnings report. The company reported earnings per share of $1.53 on total revenue of $22.98 billion. Wall Street expected $1.52 per share on sales of $22.91 billion. The firm reported very strong online sales (up 25%) and a 5.3% jump in same-store sales. Analysts had expected a 4.5% increase in same-store sales. The report is the latest sign that Target has emerged as a formidable competitor to Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is under fire again due to security concerns around its sign-in features. The company has not allowed users to opt out of the key feature that lets users look up others by phone number and e-mail address. Many people have added their phone numbers in the past thinking it would only be used for two-factor authentication and security. Critics argue this is the latest episode of Facebook compromising user information. Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) are in focus as the cloud computing giant plans to report earnings after the bell Tuesday. CRM stock is already up 20% so far this year. And many analysts expect the firm to report earnings per share of $0.55 on top of $3.56 billion in revenue. Yesterday, Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff predicted that $30 billion in annual revenue for the cloud computing giant is “right around the corner.” Look for earnings reports from AeroVironment Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN), Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS), Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST), Sina Corp. (NASDAQ: SINA), Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN), Vivint Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: VSLR), and Weibo Corp. (NYSE: WB).

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Robotic surgery is upending the healthcare industry as we know it and Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) wants in on the action.

The medical-device titan announced that it is shelling out $1.6 billion to acquire Mazor Robotics (NASDAQ:MZOR). That represents a double-digit premium to the stock’s closing price on the day before the transaction and values the business at 22 times sales.

Is Medtronic making a smart move, or did Mazor’s shareholders just make out like bandits? 

Image source: Getty Images.

What is Medtronic buying?

Mazor Robotics has been following in the footsteps of robotic-surgery granddaddy Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) for years. However, Mazor knew that competing against the entrenched giant was going to be a losing battle, so it chose to focus on parts of the body that were left untouched by Intuitive’s machines: the spine and brain.

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Connecticut Water Service, Inc.(CTWS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $62.00.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday morning.

    Several other analysts have also issued reports on CTWS. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Connecticut Water Service from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, July 2nd. Evercore ISI began coverage on shares of Connecticut Water Service in a report on Monday, September 17th. They issued an inline rating and a $67.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, UBS Group lowered shares of Connecticut Water Service from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, August 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $60.00.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ: CTWS) and Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

  • [By Scott Levine]

    To further illustrate the allure of Aqua America, consider how its performance compares to leading peers American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), California Water Service, and Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS).

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Nobilis Health Corp.(HLTH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shares of Nobilis Health (NYSEAMERICAN:HLTH) (TSE:NHC) traded down 15.6% during mid-day trading on Tuesday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $1.35 and last traded at $1.35. 1,239,040 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 331% from the average session volume of 287,252 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.60.

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.(EGLE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:EGLE) major shareholder Goldentree Asset Management Lp acquired 84,969 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.02 per share, for a total transaction of $341,575.38. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ: EGLE) in the last few weeks:

    7/2/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. 6/28/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. 6/18/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping is now covered by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $6.50 price target on the stock. 6/18/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping is now covered by analysts at DNB Markets. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. 6/12/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. 6/2/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. 6/2/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. 5/29/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping is now covered by analysts at Evercore ISI. They set an “outperform” rating and a $7.50 price target on the stock. 5/15/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Eagle Bulk Shipping is the largest U.S. based owner of Handymax dry bulk vessels. Handymax dry bulk vessels range in size from 35,000 to 60,000 deadweight tons, or dwt, and transport a broad range of major and minor bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer, along worldwide shipping routes. “ 5/9/2018 – Eagle Bulk Shipping had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Maxim Group. They now have a $6.00 price target on the

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Lipocine Inc.(LPCN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

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Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: KeyCorp(KEY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    The Ohio-based bank KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) recently announced it will boost its dividend payout from $0.12 to $0.17, marking an impressive 42% rise.

    The company’s announcement on a dividend hike came on the news of its second-quarter net income of $464 million, compared to $402 million over Q1 2018 and $393 million for the second quarter of 2017.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Gifford Fong Associates acquired a new stake in shares of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 30,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $587,000.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-five research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $22.53.

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.(TLK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Telekomunikasi Indonesia (NYSE:TLK), the largest telecommunications company in Indonesia, reported second-quarter results on July 31st. The company is losing cellphone subscribers to lower-priced rivals, but management insists that charging higher prices for a higher-quality service is the right way to go.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Several analysts have recently issued reports on TLK shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy”.

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  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Telekomunikasi Indonesia (NYSE:TLK), the largest telecommunications company in Indonesia, reported first-quarter results on Tuesday, May 2. Top-line sales rose modestly in the first quarter thanks to higher wireless subscriber counts and a healthy broadband business, but those upsides had to overcome a substantial headwind from a mass exodus of old-school wireline subscribers.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (NYSE:TLK) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Macquarie from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports.

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Farmer Brothers Company(FARM)

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Trey Thoelcke]

    If Coca-Cola intends to stay focused on coffee for the time being, perhaps Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) could be a potential target. This distributor of coffee and other beverage and food products sports a market cap near $500 million.

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    Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI) gained 14.7 percent to $ 20.46 after the company issued further details on Phase 3 ADVANCE study of ROLONTIS.
    Motus GI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOTS) climbed 13.4 percent to $5.5009.
    Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT) rose 13.3 percent to $ 14.23 after the company announced presentation of Phase 2 data from prostate cancer trial of 177Lu-PSMA-617 at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.
    Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX) gained 12.9 percent to $1.7499 after the company announced the sale of Post-Panamax Container Vessel for $21 million.
    Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND) gained 12.7 percent to $12.43. Essendant confirmed receipt of unsolicited proposal from Staples of $11.50 per share in cash.
    Blink Charging Co (NASDAQ: BLNK) rose 11.8 percent to $8.04 after surging 31.68 percent on Wednesday.
    OptimumBank Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPHC) gained 11.5 percent to $5.15.
    Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) shares climbed 10.7 percent to $3.74.
    Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) rose 7.9 percent to $25.95 after climbing 7.90 percent on Wednesday.
    Minerva Neurosciences Inc (NASDAQ: NERV) rose 6.5 percent to $6.93 after Journal of Clinical Psychiatry published positive results of cognitive performance from Phase 2B trial of roluperidone in schizophrenia patients.
    Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) rose 5.6 percent to $40
  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Farmer Bros Co (NASDAQ:FARM) CEO Michael H. Keown sold 23,333 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.03, for a total transaction of $654,023.99. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 68,405 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,917,392.15. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Carriage Services, Inc.(CSV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    DF Dent & Co. Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) by 12.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 101,243 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,353 shares during the quarter. DF Dent & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Carriage Services were worth $2,486,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) insider Shawn R. Phillips sold 6,500 shares of Carriage Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.65, for a total transaction of $140,725.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 106,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,315,380.90. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Dolphin Entertainment (NASDAQ: DLPN) and Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Carriage Services (NYSE: CSV) and Regis (NYSE:RGS) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.(MGIC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the software maker’s stock.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.14 per share on revenue of $67.07 million.

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.47 per share on revenue of $1.34 billion.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top 10 Medical Stocks To Buy Right Now: Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc.(BBRG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Noble Roman’s (NASDAQ: BBRG) and Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Papa John’s Int’l (NASDAQ: BBRG) and Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media coverage about Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) has been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 48.5554072096128 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019

Shares of Elbit Systems Ltd (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the five research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on ESLT. BidaskClub upgraded Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 6th. TheStreet downgraded Elbit Systems from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 29th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Elbit Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd.

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Shares of Elbit Systems opened at $121.25 on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 0.92. The stock has a market cap of $5.21 billion, a PE ratio of 18.92 and a beta of 0.88. Elbit Systems has a 1-year low of $111.01 and a 1-year high of $153.13.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc(LOAN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) and Manhattan Bridge Capital (NASDAQ:LOAN) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) fell 13.2 percent to $10.95 in pre-market trading after dropping 1.33 percent on Friday.
    Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN) shares fell 8.7 percent to $5.33 in pre-market trading after declining 2.83 percent on Friday.
    Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) fell 8 percent to $32.75 in the pre-market trading session.
    AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) shares fell 7.4 percent to $51.17 in pre-market trading.
    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) fell 7.4 percent to $4.54 in pre-market trading.
    Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) fell 7 percent to $31.83 in pre-market trading.
    California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) shares fell 6.5 percent to $30.29 in pre-market trading after dropping 10.60 percent on Friday.
    Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOAN) fell 6.2 percent to $6.85 in pre-market trading.
    RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDHL) fell 6 percent to $6.67 in pre-market trading.
    QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) shares fell 5.8 percent to $11.45 in pre-market trading after dropping 6.75 percent on Friday.
    Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH) fell 5.5 percent to $61.53 in pre-market trading.
    CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI) shares fell 5.2 percent to $11.70 in pre-market trading

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Euronet Worldwide Inc.(EEFT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT) and Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT) and Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Dorman Products, Inc.(DORM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Dorman Products Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eight research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $68.33.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of Dorman Products Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $68.33.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Franklin Covey Company(FC)

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    These are the top 5 holdings of Osmium Partners, LLCRosetta Stone Inc (RST) – 1,912,104 shares, 16.55% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 3.7%Tucows Inc (TCX) – 333,179 shares, 12.28% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.62%Franklin Covey Co (FC) – 618,000 shares, 10.94% of the total portfolio. Franklin Covey Co (FC) – 580,490 shares, 10.28% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 9.77%Leaf Group Ltd (LF

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Stanley Black & Decker Inc.(SWK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Friday was Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) which traded down about 7% at $144.02. The stock’s 52-week range is $133.25 to $176.62. Volume was 3.3 million compared to the daily average volume of 1.3 million.

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    The Top Stock Market Stories for Friday
    General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) leads the earnings calendar as reporting for the second quarter moves into full swing. The Boston-based conglomerate is expected to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.18 on top of $29.76 billion in revenue. Former Dallas Federal Reserve Bank Vice President Jerry O’Driscoll offered some choice words for the U.S. central bank. In an interview with CNBC, O’Driscoll warned that the Fed is being “very aggressive” with interest rate policy in 2018. He warned the central bank is ignoring important factors like a rising dollar and the flattening yield curve. The former bank executive argued that he doesn’t see the case for additional rate hikes in the year ahead. This is one reason why investors should protect themselves from any downside caused by the Fed. According to The Wall Street Journal, three top cybersecurity officials are departing their positions at the FBI. The departures are planned due to their ongoing concerns about cybersecurity attacks from abroad and disagreements with the Trump administration.
    Three Stocks to Watch Today: MSFT, SKX, SNA
    Shares of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) popped more than 3.2% after the cloud computing and software giant topped earnings expectations after the bell Thursday. The company topped $100 billion for its fiscal 2018. This is the first time that it has ever reached this revenue level for a year. The firm reported EPS of $1.13, topping Wall Street estimates by $0.05. The firm reported revenue of $30.09 billion, besting expectations of $29.21 billion. Shares of Snap-on

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.

  • [By Neha Chamaria]

    Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) gained entry into the prestigious dividend kings group only last year, when it increased its dividend for the 50th straight year. The company’s backstory is fascinating as it has an uninterrupted dividend record of 142 years.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Still, several individual companies rode their respective quarterly reports higher, including VF Corporation (NYSE:VFC), Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW), and Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK). Here’s why they did so well.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.(TPRE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Third Point Reinsurance (NYSE:TPRE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to a hold rating.

    Ternium (NYSE:TX) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a strong sell rating to a sell rating.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Terra Nitrogen Company L.P.(TNH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Terra Nitrogen (NYSE:TNH) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Terra Nitrogen earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.8553415416776 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Evogene (NASDAQ: EVGN) and Terra Nitrogen (NYSE:TNH) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Weatherford International plc(WFT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.51 per share on revenue of $14.62 billion.
    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.46 per share on revenue of $7.31 billion.
    Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $2.07 per share on revenue of $11.93 billion.
    Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.11 per share on revenue of $31.22 billion.
    Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.42 per share on revenue of $11.28 billion.
    The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $3.15 per share on revenue of $3.94 billion.
    Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $5.92 per share on revenue of $3.15 billion.
    3M Company (NYSE: MMM) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $2.52 per share on revenue of $8.26 billion.
    JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.2 per share on revenue of $1.75 billion.
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.13 per share on revenue of $5.49 billion.
    Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.88 per share on revenue of $1.25 billion.
    Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.3 per share on revenue of $2.50 billion.
    Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.88 per share on revenue of $13.28 billion.
    The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $2.77 per share on revenue of $6.75 billion.
    Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.07 per share on revenue of $2.16 billion.
    PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ: PCAR) is projected to
  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock had previously closed at $2.32, but opened at $2.37. Weatherford International shares last traded at $2.43, with a volume of 11728788 shares changing hands.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT) continued selling off in August, plunging another 25.5% for the month, bringing its year-to-date decline to nearly 50%. Driving the downdraft was the fallout from the oil-field services company’s lackluster second-quarter report, which increased concerns about its financial situation.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.(MGIC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the software maker’s stock.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    ValuEngine lowered shares of Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ:MGIC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday.

    Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on MGIC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Magic Software Enterprises from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. BidaskClub cut shares of Magic Software Enterprises from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on shares of Magic Software Enterprises and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $9.81.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Buy For 2019: Daily Journal Corp. (S.C.)(DJCO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    BidaskClub downgraded shares of Daily Journal (NASDAQ:DJCO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday.

    Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Daily Journal from a c- rating to a b rating in a report on Monday, February 12th.