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Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021

Shares of Tronox Holdings closed sharply higher Monday following a report that said the pigment manufacturer received an all-cash offer of $4.3 billion from private-equitygiant ApolloGlobal Management.

On a per-share basis, the offer was for $27 a share, Reuters reported, citing sources who spoke on condition of anonymity. Tronox has hired advisers to consider the bid.

Efforts to reach Tronox for comment were unsuccessful.

Tronox (ticker: TROX) shares rose 11.05% on Monday to close at $22.81. The stock traded as high as $25.48 earlier in the session, the biggest advance since April 2020, according to Bloomberg.

Eight analysts surveyed by FactSet rate Tronox stock at Overweight, with an average price target of $25.88.

Analysts at Alembic Global Advisors said if the report of Apollos bid is true, Tronox shares were being undervalued.

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (BAYZF)

Bayer AG is a life science company. The Company’s segments are Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, Crop Science, Animal Health and Covestro. The Pharmaceuticals segment is engaged in the development of prescription pharmaceuticals; contraceptives, and medical products, such as injection systems and contrast agents for diagnostic procedures. The Consumer Health segment is engaged in the development of over-the-counter medications, dermatology products and nutritional supplements. The Crop Science segment is engaged in the development of product portfolio in the areas of seeds and plant traits, crop protection, home and garden, the green industry and nonagricultural pest control. The Animal Health segment is engaged in the development of veterinary medicines and animal grooming products. Covestro is engaged in the development of raw materials for polyurethanes; polycarbonate resins and sheets; raw materials for coatings, adhesives and sealants; and selected chemical intermediates. Advisors’ Opinion:

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    As of December 2017, Greenlight Re’s major (10%+) long positions were General Motors (GM), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), gold (GLD), Bayer (OTCPK:BAYZF), and Mylan (MYL). It also holds a long position in Micron (MU), which was the best positive contributor to its portfolio in the first quarter of 2018. These long positions were balanced by shorts in Tesla (TSLA), Netflix (NFLX), and other “bubble basket” stocks. The portfolio is also short Assured Guaranty (AGO), a municipal bond insurer, a position which is hedged by a simultaneous long in Puerto Rican debt. Overall, the portfolio is 93% gross long and 65% gross short. Unlike most insurance portfolios, just 0.5% of investments are in debt instruments and, in fact, Greenlight Re’s short portfolio was 11% allocated to sovereign debt.

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    For the third quarter, the company reported cash and equivalents of $470.4 million, while net income came in at $50 million (includes a gain of $78.7 million from the Immunomedics’ warrant). Without the one-time gain, its loss of $28.7 million would still be an improvement over net loss of $31.8 million for the same quarter last year. For the fourth quarter, the company is guiding for ADCETRIS sales in the range of $82 million to $84 million (total revenue of $128 million to $130 million). In addition to the growing opportunity for ADCETRIS (peak sales in excess of $1 billion) and the intriguing prospects of tucatinib, the company has a promising pipeline of ADC candidates and immuno-oncology assets. Partnered programs with the likes of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), Astellas (OTCPK:ALPMY), Genmab (OTCPK:GMXAY), Bayer (OTCPK:BAYZF), Genentech and many more also lend additional credibility to the story.

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.(PKOH)

Park-Ohio Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as an industrial supply chain logistics and diversified manufacturing company primarily in the United States, Asia, Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates in three segments: Supply Technologies, Assembly Components, and Engineered Products. The Supply Technologies segment provides Total Supply Management services for various components, including fasteners, pins, valves, hoses, wire harnesses, clamps and fittings, and rubber and plastic components. This segment also offers Total Supply Management services, such as engineering and design support, part usage and cost analysis, supplier selection, quality assurance, bar coding, product packaging and tracking, delivery, electronic billing, and technical support services. This segment serves customers in heavy-duty truck; power sports and recreational equipment; electrical distribution and controls; consumer electronics; bus and coaches; automotive; agricultural and construction equipment; HVAC; lawn and garden; semiconductor equipment; aerospace and defense; plumbing; and medical. The Assembly Components segment manufactures cast and machined aluminum components, automotive and industrial rubber, thermoplastic products, gasoline direct injection systems, fuel fillers, and hydraulic assemblies for automotive, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, heavy-duty truck, and marine equipment industries. This segment also offers design and engineering, machining, and assembly services. The Engineered Products segment manufactures engineered products, including induction heating and melting systems, pipe threading systems, and forged and machined product primarily for the ferrous and non-ferrous metals, silicon, coatings, forging, foundry, automotive, and construction equipment industries. Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Park-Ohio Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:PKOH)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 05, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Park-Ohio (NASDAQ:PKOH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The industrial products company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.14, Fidelity Earnings reports. Park-Ohio had a return on equity of 15.41% and a net margin of 1.94%. The company had revenue of $432.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $397.83 million.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: HSBC Holdings plc(HSBC)

HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC), incorporated on January 1, 1959, is the banking and financial services company. The Company manages its products and services through approximately four businesses, such as Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM), Commercial Banking (CMB), Global Banking and Markets (GB&M), and Global Private Banking (GPB). The Company operates across various geographical regions, which include Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa, North America and Latin America. The Company operates in over 70 countries and territories across the world.

Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM)

The Company’s RBWM business offers a range of personal banking and wealth management services to its customers. The Company’s customer offerings include personal banking products, such as current and savings accounts, mortgages and personal loans, and credit cards, and wealth management services, such as insurance and investment products, global asset management services and financial planning services. RBWM serves its customers across the world through approximately four business areas, such as Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Asset Management and Insurance. RBWM provides services to individuals under the HSBC Premier and Advance propositions. The Company operates its own Asset Management and Insurance businesses.

Commercial Banking (CMB)

The Company’s CMB business offers a range of products and services to its commercial customers, including small and medium-sized enterprises, and mid-market enterprises. These include credit and lending, international trade and receivables finance, treasury management and liquidity solutions (payments and cash management and commercial cards), commercial insurance and investments. CMB also offers expertise in mergers and acquisitions, and provides access to financial markets. CMB provides trade finance, working capital and liquidity management solutions to GB&M clients. It also provides Capital Finance expertise, and! Insurance and Asset Management capabilities.

Global Banking and Markets (GB&M)

The Company’s GB&M business provides financial solutions to government, corporate and institutional clients and private investors across the world. The client-focused business lines deliver a range of banking capabilities, including financing, advisory and transaction services, a markets business that provides services in credit, rates, foreign exchange, equities, money markets and securities services, and principal investment activities. It provides Markets products to CMB and RBWM customers, Capital Financing products to CMB customers, and also uses CMB and Asset Management products to serve GB&M clients.

Global Private Banking (GPB)

The Company’s GPB business serves net worth individuals and families, including those with international banking needs, through approximately 20 booking centers covering its markets. Its products and services include Investment Management, which incorporates advisory, discretionary and brokerage services; Private Wealth Solutions, which consists of trusts and estate planning, designed to manage wealth and preserve it for future generations, and a range of Private Banking services. It has various client service groups, including the Corporate Client Group, which manages connectivity with CMB and GB&M; the Wealth Client Group; and the Global Solutions Group, which delivers non-traditional wealth management solutions.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Eric Volkman (TMFVolkman)]

    On Wednesday, for example, Citigroup’s (NYSE: C) Alicia Yap raised her price target on the tech stock to $335 per share from the preceding $320, maintaining her buy recommendation on the stock. And HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) analyst Piyush Choudhary kept his own buy rating while upping the price target more significantly, from $315 to $355.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    As for individual stocks, fresh earnings reports left Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and HSBC Holdings (NYSE:HSBC) moving in opposite directions today.

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    Stocks to Watch Today: HSBC, NAVI, LUV
    Shares of HSBC Holdings Plc. (NYSE: HSBC) fell more than 2% in pre-market hours. The slide came after the bank announced that it anticipated “a weaker global economic outlook.” The bank also issued a warning about the upcoming Brexit and said that many of its customers in the United Kingdom are “understandably cautious about the immediate future.” The firm also issued a weaker earnings report than expected. The company to watch today is Navient Corp.(NASDAQ: NAVI), which is the largest student loan servicer in the country. Sallie Mae spun off the company in 2013. It has 12 million customers and services about $300 billion in loans. While no one likes student loans, a few key metrics show this stock is a raging buy right now. Here’s what you need to know to get your trading week started. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is under scrutiny from the Federal Aviation Administration. According to reports, a probe is underway on whether the company has failed to calculate checked baggage loads on flights correctly. The Wall Street Journal reports that several planes carried 1,000 pounds of cargo more than what was listed on flight paperwork. Look for earnings reports from Advance Auto Parts Inc.(NYSE: AAP), Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL), La-Z-Boy Inc.(NYSE: LZB), LendingClub Corp. (NYSE: LC), and Texas Roadhouse Inc.(NASDAQ: TXRH).

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Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Wyndham Worldwide Corp(WYN)

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various hospitality products and services to individual consumers and business customers in the United States and internationally. It offers its products and services under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Wyndham Rewards, Wingate by Wyndham, Microtel, RCI, The Registry Collection, ResortQuest, Landal GreenParks, Novasol, Hoseasons, cottages4you, James Villa Holidays, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, and WorldMark by Wyndham brand names. The company?s Lodging segment franchises hotels in the upscale, midscale, economy, and extended stay markets of the lodging industry, as well as provides hotel management services for full-service hotels. Its Vacation Exchange and Rentals segment provides vacation exchange products and services, as well as access to distribution systems and networks to resort developers and owners of intervals of vacation ownership interests (VOIs); a nd markets vacation rental properties primarily on behalf of independent owners, vacation ownership developers, and other hospitality providers. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation?s Vacation Ownership segment develops and markets VOIs to individual consumers; and provides consumer financing in connection with the sale of VOIs, as well as offers property management services at resorts. The company is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: WYN) and Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Boyd Gaming (NYSE: BYD) and Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    Announced on April 30th, Marriott Vacations International Corp.’s (NYSE:VAC) impending acquisition of competitorILG Inc. (NASDAQ:ILG) holds much for shareholders of the combined company to admire.The transaction forms a vacation rentals powerhouse, which will instantly leapfrog Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) to become the second largest time-share purveyor by revenue in the industry, second only to Wyndham Worldwide Corporation’s (NYSE:WYN) subsidiary Wyndham Vacation Ownership. The $2.8 billion in projected post-closing annual revenue will grow on a combined base of 160 vacation ownership properties worldwide, supported by 650,000 vacation share owners.

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.(ODFL)

Unless the context requires otherwise, references in this report to “Old Dominion,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Overview
We are a leading, less-than-truckload (“LTL”), union-free motor carrier providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL services, which include ground and air expedited transportation and consumer household pickup and delivery, through a single integrated organization. In addition to our core LTL services, we offer a broad range of other value-added services that include container drayage, truckload brokerage, supply chain consulting and warehousing. Our services are complemented by our technological capabilities, which we believe provide the tools to improve the efficiency of our operations while empowering our customers to manage their individual shipping needs.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) were up 10.9% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the trucking company posted fourth-quarter results that exceeded expectations. This was due to impressive revenue growth and cost management.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL)

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Investors sold shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $15.84 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $66.82 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $50.98 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Old Dominion Freight Line had the 12th highest net out-flow for the day. Old Dominion Freight Line traded up $1.37 for the day and closed at $158.14

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Aegion Corp(AEGN)

Unless otherwise indicated, the terms “Aegion Corporation,” “Aegion,” “the Company,” “we,” “our” and “us” are used in this report to refer to Aegion Corporation or one of our consolidated subsidiaries or to all of them taken as a whole. We are incorporated in the State of Delaware. We maintain executive offices at 17988 Edison Avenue, Chesterfield, Missouri 63005. Our telephone number is (636) 530-8000 or toll free at (800) 325-1159. Our website address is Aegion.com. Our common shares, $.01 par value, are traded on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “AEGN”. Our fiscal year ends on December 31 of each calendar year.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The construction company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Aegion had a negative net margin of 0.55% and a positive return on equity of 7.42%.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 28, 2019 9:30 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: MobileIron, Inc.(MOBL)

MobileIron, Inc. provides a purpose-built mobile IT platform that enables enterprises to secure and manage mobile applications, content, and devices while providing their employees with device choice, privacy, and a native user experience. Its MobileIron platform offers mobile device management capabilities that enable IT to securely manage mobile devices across mobile operating systems and provide secure corporate email, automatic device configuration, and certificate-based security; and mobile application management functionality, which helps IT manage the entire apps lifecycle, from making apps available in the enterprise app storefront, securing applications on the device, enforcing user authentication, isolating them from personal apps, and retiring them as necessary. The companys platform also provides mobile content management that enables IT to provide secure mobile access to enterprise documents residing in SharePoint, file shares, and other enterprise and cloud content repositories, as well as secures email attachments. In addition, its platform offers advanced mobile security services, comprising VPN functions, which allows mobile apps to access enterprise resources through a secure application communication channel, eliminating the need for device VPN; Single Sign-On that provide access to multiple enterprise apps with a single authentication; and Help@Work, which mirrors the users screen onto the IT management console that enables IT support personnel to resolve the issue. The company serves financial service, government, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, professional service, retail, technology, and telecommunication industries in the United States and internationally. MobileIron, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Mobileiron (NASDAQ:MOBL) and FalconStor Software (OTCMKTS:FALC) 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 risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    MobileIron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 07, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Mobileiron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $6.58.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Mobileiron (MOBL)

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Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: OpenTable Inc.(OPEN)

OpenTable, Inc. provides restaurant reservation solutions in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. It offers solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. The company provides electronic reservation book (ERB) that combines proprietary software and computer hardware to deliver a solution, whcih computerizes restaurant host-stand operations. The ERB streamlines and enhances various functions and processes for restaurants, including reservation management, table management, guest recognition, and email marketing. The company also operates opentable.com, a restaurant reservation Website that enables diners to find, choose, and book tables at restaurants on the OpenTable network in real time. In addition, it offers Connect, a Web-based service that enables restaurants to accept online reservations from the OpenTable network, as well as through its mobile application s and restaurants’ Websites. Further, the company provides POP program, which lets restaurants offer diners bonus Dining Reward Points for reservations at select times; and telephone reservation management services for restaurants. Additionally, it operates toptable.com, a restaurant reservation site; designs, builds, and operates the OTRestaurant Website, which serves as an information and services portal for its restaurant customers; and offers versions of the OpenTable Websites for use on mobile devices, as well as free mobile applications. OpenTable, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Bret Kenwell]

    If Palantir can accelerate its earnings — consider that earnings of 50 cents a share values it at about 50 times earnings — then we could see the stock really fly. Its revenue growth is clearly solid. But if it delivers on the bottom line, there could be a long-term opportunity here.

    Cheap Stocks to Buy: Opendoor Technologies (OPEN)

  • [By Dana Blankenhorn]

    OpenDoor Technologies (NASDAQ:OPEN) was founded to automate the back-end of housing retail. That’s a laudable goal. But OPEN stock is not content being the dealer in this market. Instead, the company has become a player, raising cash to buy houses on its own.

  • [By Luke Lango]

    Naturally, then, when my family was looking to sell our home over the past few months, we turned to the one company that I’ve been pounding the table about since 2020: Opendoor (NASDAQ:OPEN).

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: NVIDIA Corporation(NVDA)

NVIDIA is the world leader in visual computing. It enables us to open up new avenues of exploration, facilitate creativity and discovery, and power breakthroughs in new areas like artificial intelligence, virtual reality and autonomous cars.
Beginning as a PC graphics chip company, NVIDIA has transformed into a specialized platform company that targets four large markets – Gaming, Professional Visualization, Datacenter and Automotive – where visual computing is essential and valued. We are focused on delivering value through PC, mobile and cloud architectures. Our vertical integration enables us to bring together hardware, system software, programmable algorithms, systems and services to create unique value for the markets we serve.
Innovation is at our core. We have invested $12 billion in research and development since our inception, yielding some 7,300 patent assets, including inventions essential to modern computing.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joel Baglole]

    Top holdings include heavy hitters such as Apple, Microsoft, Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Salesforce (NYSE:CRM).

    Owing to its focus on large-cap technology stocks, VGT stock has been one of Vanguard’s best performing in recent years, delivering gains of 30% over the past year and averaging 23% returns over the last 10 years.

  • [By Josh Enomoto]

    With so many angles that AR applications can take, anyone interested in the blending of reality and virtualization should consider Alphabet stock.

    Nvidia (NVDA) Source: Hairem / Shutterstock.com

    When it comes to virtual reality stocks, there’s a natural tendency to focus on the headsets. While you can’t get a virtual environment without that device, that’s really only a small component of the VR picture. Indeed, the innovation for the consumer level couldn’t have started at this price point without powerful computing processors.

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    Chip maker Nvidia  (NVDA) – Get NVIDIA Corporation Report has posted strong earnings and great share prices, but that’s just the beginning. 

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks To Buy For 2021: Jones Soda Co.(JSDA)

Jones Soda Co., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, distributes, and licenses premium beverages primarily in the United States and Canada. The company provides Jones Soda, a carbonated soft drink; Jones Zilch, a zero calories product in black cherry, pomegranate, and vanilla bean flavors; WhoopAss Energy Drink, an energy supplement drink; and WhoopAss Zero Energy Drink, an energy supplement drink with zero sugar. It also offers various products, including soda with customized labels, wearables, candy, and other items online. The company sells and distributes its products through its network of independent distributors and national retail accounts. Jones Soda Co. was founded in 1986 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (OTCMKTS:JSDA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $3.93 million for the quarter. Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) had a negative return on equity of 112.17% and a negative net margin of 11.33%.

Best Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now

The Indian stock market is trading on a handsome note this Friday morning with the Nifty50 up 74 points and is trading at 11,444 while the Sensex is trading higher by 213 points at 37,931.

The realty sector is outperforming, up over 2 percent led by Indiabulls Real Estate, HDIL, DLF, Oberoi Realty, Phoenix Mills and Prestige Estates.

Auto stocks are also buzzing with gains from Maruti Suzuki, Eicher Motors, Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors and TVS Motor Company.

Nifty PSU bank is up close a 2 percent led by Andhra Bank, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Union Bank of India among others.

related news KNR Constructions rises 6% on sanction from bank to finance HAM project worth Rs 1,234cr Fortis Healthcare up 1% after Shivinder Singh withdraws NCLT petition against Malvinder Singh RCF surges 18% on approval to sell its TDR

BPCL and HPCL have added 3 percent each while Indian Oil Corporation and ONGC are the other gainers from the oil & gas space. Reliance Industries is up close to a percent.

Best Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Neuralstem, Inc.(CUR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shares of Neuralstem, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUR) were down 16% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $1.24 and last traded at $1.37. Approximately 595,500 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 205% from the average daily volume of 195,111 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.63.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CUR) and Neuralstem (NASDAQ:CUR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Best Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.(ODFL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lou Whiteman]

    Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) were up 10.9% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the trucking company posted fourth-quarter results that exceeded expectations. This was due to impressive revenue growth and cost management.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Director Leo H. Suggs sold 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $148.44, for a total value of $118,752.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $842,990.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) by 5.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 323,953 shares of the transportation company’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,118 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc owned 0.39% of Old Dominion Freight Line worth $48,256,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Scout Investments Inc. boosted its stake in Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) by 3.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 107,486 shares of the transportation company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,938 shares during the period. Scout Investments Inc.’s holdings in Old Dominion Freight Line were worth $16,011,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lessened its holdings in Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) by 1.4% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 42,668 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 592 shares during the quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Old Dominion Freight Line were worth $6,271,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Best Performing Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Qualstar Corporation(QBAK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Media headlines about Qualstar (NASDAQ:QBAK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Qualstar earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.8526636437463 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Qualstar (NASDAQ:QBAK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The electronics maker reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Qualstar had a net margin of 10.52% and a return on equity of 20.76%. The business had revenue of $3.23 million during the quarter.

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The U.S. Dollar has appreciated more than 7% against a basket of currencies since the end of March. While that might not seem like a lot, it’s huge for a developed currency and can cause a lot of problems in a lot of different ways.

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Mostly positive second-quarter earnings were overshadowed by warnings of a stronger dollar and weaker profits for U.S. companies with international exposure.

From Netflix to Illinois Tool Works, management was downbeat as weaker foreign currencies meant lower sales in those markets when converted back to dollars.

One fortunate side effect of all this is that shares of foreign companies have become cheaper in dollar terms. When a company’s shares are primarily priced in another currency and that base weakens then it’s going to act as an artificial weight on the price of the American Depository Receipts (ADRs).

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: American Express Company(AXP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    American Express (NYSE:AXP) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the thirty analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $107.26.

  • [By Mac Greer]

    eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) had a rough quarter and blames it on a strengthening U.S. dollar … but come on! Come on! American Express (NYSE:AXP) is down on concerns over revenue and its market is getting tougher and tougher. Also, Matt and Jason talk about some fascinating companies they just pitched at The Motley Fool’s quarterly board meeting.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    American Express (NYSE:AXP) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallApril 18, 2018 5:00 p.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) traded up 1.31% at $107.88. The 52-week range on the stock is $87.54 to $111.77. Volume was about equal to the daily average of around 3 million.

  • [By ]

    “[Facebook’s leadership team] does not reflect America,” said Representative G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C, one of the members of Congress to ask Zuckerberg to address the lack of racial diversity of Facebook’s board. Earlier this year, former American Express  (AXP) CEO and Chairman Ken Chenault became Facebook’s first black board member, Butterfield noted.

  • [By Matthew Cochrane]

    Both American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) and Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) sport remarkably similar business models and, perhaps not coincidentally, have given investors almost identical returns over the past 12 months, both returning just over 22%. Which of these iconic companies makes for a better investment today?

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: Novo Nordisk A/S(NVO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    Many drugmakers market these diabetes drugs, however, Novo Nordisk’s, Eli Lilly’s, and Sanofi’s drugs are among the most widely used treatments. Each generates billions of dollars per year in sales from diabetes drugs, including insulin. The table below shows their 2017 annual results.

    Company Market Cap Total Revenue Total Net Income Diabetes-Related Revenue Change in Diabetes Revenue (YOY) 
    Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) $119 billion $17 billion $6 billion $14.7 billion 4%
    Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) $88.5 billion $22.9 billion $4.5 billion $10.1 billion 25%
    Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) $96.7 billion $41 billion $8.26 billion $5.8 billion (14%)

    Data sources: Yahoo! Finance and company annual reports. Note: 1. Novo Nordisk’s results reflect exchange rates on May 17, 2018. 2. Eli Lilly’s net income figure is adjusted net income. 3. Sanofi’s net income is business net income, a non-GAAP adjusted figure and results reflect exchange rates on May 17, 2018. YOY = year over year.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Eagle Global Advisors LLC decreased its position in Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) by 10.7% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 130,420 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,550 shares during the period. Eagle Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in Novo Nordisk were worth $6,423,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    Here’s are some of the biggest and best-know publicly traded diabetes companies:

    Company Ticker Market Cap Products 
    Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) $126 billion Continuous glucose monitor
    AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) $95 billion Pharmaceuticals
    Becton, Dickinson (NYSE: BDX) $70 billion Diagnostic and delivery devices
    DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) $12.7  billion Continuous glucose monitor
    Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) $106 billion Insulin and pharmaceuticals
    Insulet   (NASDAQ:PODD) $6.1 billion Insulin pump
    Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) $375 billion  Glucose monitor and pharmaceuticals
    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: LXRX) $1.2 billion Pharmaceuticals
    MannKind (NASDAQ: MNKD) $291 million Inhaled insulin
    Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) $133  billion Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitor
    Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) $116 billion Insulin and pharmaceuticals
    Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) $108 billion Insulin and pharmaceuticals
    Senseonics Holdings (NYSEMKT: SENS) $834 million Continuous glucose monitor

    DATA SOURCE: YAHOO! FINANCE. MARKET CAP DATA AS OF 9/25/2018. 

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: General American Investors, Inc.(GAM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Gambit (CURRENCY:GAM) traded 7.4% lower against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 15:00 PM ET on September 4th. One Gambit token can now be purchased for about $4.78 or 0.00064993 BTC on popular exchanges. Gambit has a market cap of $5.52 million and $2,335.00 worth of Gambit was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last week, Gambit has traded 12.6% higher against the US dollar.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Gambit (GAM) is a PoW/PoS token that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was May 5th, 2015. Gambit’s total supply is 2,599,999 tokens and its circulating supply is 1,154,053 tokens. Gambit’s official Twitter account is @gambitcrypto. The official website for Gambit is www.gambitcrypto.com.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated(PEG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Brokerages expect Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) to post $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Pattern Energy Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.17) to $0.19. Pattern Energy Group posted earnings per share of ($0.26) during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 107.7%. The company is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 8th.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Atlantic Trust LLC reduced its position in shares of Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) by 45.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 29,978 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 24,580 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust LLC’s holdings in Pattern Energy Group were worth $562,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of Pattern Energy Group (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Baird Financial Group Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) by 6.0% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 30,164 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 1,930 shares during the quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Public Service Enterprise Group were worth $1,633,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) and Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Norinchukin Bank The raised its position in Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) by 15.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 49,652 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,793 shares during the period. Norinchukin Bank The’s holdings in Public Service Enterprise Group were worth $2,495,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.(ODFL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $148.50.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) was started as Buy at Argus.

    ALSO READ: Companies With the Best and Worst Reputations

    Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC.

  • [By ]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (Nasdaq: ODFL) is a leader in the long-haul, less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers and was able to maintain its rates through the 2008 downturn while maintaining on-time service. While its average driver salary is among the highest, the company is still able to maintain a best-in-class operating margin and trades relatively cheaply to peers.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ: ODFL) and Covenant Transport (NASDAQ:CVTI) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Top Blue Chip Stocks To Own Right Now: Costamare Inc.(CMRE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    COSTAMARE Inc/SH (NYSE:CMRE) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday following a dividend announcement from the company. The stock traded as high as $8.15 and last traded at $8.10, with a volume of 15988 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $7.98.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on COSTAMARE Inc/SH (CMRE)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

  • [By Rich Smith]

    Shares of three big oceangoing container-shipping companies — Triton International (NYSE:TRTN), Seaspan (NYSE:SSW), and Costamare (NYSE:CMRE) — suffered huge losses in early trading Friday after Wells Fargo announced it was downgrading “the entire container complex,” as StreetInsider.com put it.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    COSTAMARE Inc/SH (NYSE:CMRE) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $7.75.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now

On May 21, 2018, Micron (MU) held their annual analyst and investor conference. The conference had many exciting bombshells including a $10 billion stock buyback program and much discussion about Micron’s positioning in the DRAM and NAND market. Many articles on Seeking Alpha have already covered the conference in depth so we are not going to do so here. However, we do encourage you to read the conference transcript that can be found here, and an excellent article by Joe Albano entitled “Micron: The $10 Billion Shot Heard ‘Round The World.”

The one thing that was conspicuously missing from the investor conference was any details or specifics about the company’s 3D XPoint technology. Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron’s CEO, in his presentation did address 3D XPoint and hinted that Micron intends to start shipping 3D XPoint in 2019.

In terms of 3D XPoint, it’s a technology that has exciting potential 10 times – better chip density is achievable compared to DRAM and thousand times better endurance light capability compared to NAND, and thousand times faster than NAND as well. These specifications really create a significant value proposition for 3D XPoint for solutions that are well placed between the DRAM and the NAND in memory and the storage hierarchy. We are working with our customers in terms of product development. And as we have said earlier, we will be having products in 3D XPoint in 2019, launching those products in the latter part of 2019 timeframe.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Pinnacle Foods, Inc.(PF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) had its target price increased by Deutsche Bank from $61.00 to $66.00 in a report issued on Friday. Deutsche Bank currently has a buy rating on the stock.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    PINNACLE FOODS INC Common Stock (NYSE:PF) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.85-2.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.91.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. acquired a new position in shares of PINNACLE FOODS INC Common Stock (NYSE:PF) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 144,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,408,000. PINNACLE FOODS INC Common Stock comprises approximately 1.2% of GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.’s holdings, making the stock its 27th largest position.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Plenty of companies out there are less well-known than the brands in their stables. Case in point: It would be understandable if you didn’t know much about either ConAgra (NYSE:CAG) or Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF).

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: International Business Machines Corporation(IBM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Lange]

    International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is expected to report its first-quarter results on Tuesday. The analysts’ consensus forecast is EPS of $2.52 on $8.26 billion in revenue. Shares were changing hands at $156.71 as last week came to a close. The consensus price target is $170.75, and the stock has a 52-week range of $139.13 to $171.69.

  • [By ]

    On Tuesday, he’ll be tuning into UnitedHealth Group (UNH) , Goldman Sachs (GS) , Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and IBM (IBM) . Cramer had great things to say about all four companies.

  • [By ]

    I believe that some companies such as a 4.4%-yielding International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM), while having cheaper valuations because of past missteps and/or the weight of the older “legacy” business, do have significant potential to play a role in the future and make money from the advances in modern technology.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Technology is a wide-ranging term: It has expanded far beyond what would have once been considered the typical tech stocks, including computer companies like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), IBM (NYSE:IBM), and others. It’s not even fair to call any of these three brands computer companies anymore. They operate in a variety of other segments that are all part of the technology market, including but not limited to:

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Ford Motor Company(F)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Of the Detroit Three, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 86,252 units in April, up 14% year over year for the month. The company’s April market share rang in at 6.6%, up 0.2 percentage points compared with last year.

  • [By John Rosevear]

    Ionity, a German company formed late last year, has begun the process of building a network of fast-charging stations across Europe. It’s a joint venture between Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG (NASDAQOTH:DDAIF), BMW AG (NASDAQOTH:BAMXF), and Volkswagen AG (NASDAQOTH:VLKAY) together with its subsidiaries Porsche and Audi.

  • [By Douglas A. McIntyre]

    Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been heavily criticized for its product mix, its plans to reinvent the company for the self-driving and electric car future, and its modest presence overseas. Investors have suffered in the process. Ford has just announced the chance it will develop cars with Volkswagen, which is by many measures the largest car manufacturer in the world.

  • [By Daniel Miller]

    Detroit automakers are well-known for making phenomenal trucks and SUVs. But one area where both Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) have historically lagged foreign competitors has been their luxury lineups. Furthermore, Detroit automakers have begun distancing themselves from producing sedans and passenger cars in the U.S. market. So what’s up with GM’s $175 million investment to build two next-generation Cadillac sedans? And why should investors care?

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.(ODFL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL)

    For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

  • [By ]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (Nasdaq: ODFL) is a leader in the long-haul, less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers and was able to maintain its rates through the 2008 downturn while maintaining on-time service. While its average driver salary is among the highest, the company is still able to maintain a best-in-class operating margin and trades relatively cheaply to peers.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Director Leo H. Suggs sold 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $148.44, for a total value of $118,752.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $842,990.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) was started as Buy at Argus.

    ALSO READ: Companies With the Best and Worst Reputations

    Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Investors sold shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $15.84 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $66.82 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $50.98 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Old Dominion Freight Line had the 12th highest net out-flow for the day. Old Dominion Freight Line traded up $1.37 for the day and closed at $158.14

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Celldex Therapeutics Inc(CLDX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Celldex Therapeutics (CLDX)

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  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    Here are last week’s top-performing penny stocks:

    Penny Stock Sector Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
    OncoCyte Corp. (NYSE: OCX) Healthcare $4.98 159.38%
    Fortress Biotech (NASDAQ: FBIO) Healthcare $2.47 133.02%
    Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN) Healthcare $1.01 86.69%
    Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) Healthcare $0.58 66.82%
    Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc.(NASDAQ: WHLR) Financial $1.80 63.64%
    Scynexis Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX) Healthcare $1.13 53.64%
    Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) Basic Materials $3.98 47.96%
    Novus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: NVUS) Healthcare $4.15 43.60%
    PHI Inc. (NASDAQ: PHII) Services $4.50 42.14%
    BioTime Inc. (NYSE: BTX) Healthcare $1.33 41.50%

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  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) fell about 1.7% Wednesday to post a new 52-week low of $0.58. Shares closed at $0.59 on Tuesday. The 52-week high is $3.26. Volume of around 3.8 million was around 10% higher than the daily average of about 3.7 million. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) fell about 3.4% Thursday to post a new 52-week low of $0.56. Shares closed at $0.58 on Wednesday. The 52-week high is $3.26. Volume of around 3.5 million was about equal to the daily average. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) fell about 8.9% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $0.51. Shares closed at $0.56 on Thursday. The 52-week high is $3.26. Volume of around 5 million was about 30% higher than the daily average. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Celldex (NASDAQ:CLDX) has unveiled thoroughly disappointing results for its lead drug, glembatumumab vedotin (glemba), that casts doubt on its future. Can the company bounce back from this failure?

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: LightPath Technologies, Inc.(LPTH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT) shares rose 14.1 percent to $3.65 in the pre-market trading session after reporting 2017 year-end results.
    LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) rose 13.3 percent to $2.43 in pre-market trading after reporting a third-quarter earnings beat.
    MYnd Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYND) rose 10.5 percent to $3.49 in pre-market trading. MYnd Analytics reported a Q2 net loss of $2.7 million on revenue of $459,900.
    SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) shares rose 8.4 percent to $5.68 in pre-market trading after reporting upbeat Q1 results.
    Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE) shares rose 7.7 percent to $8.40 in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat earnings for its first quarter on Monday.
    Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: XENE) rose 7.5 percent to $6.45 in pre-market trading after the company presented XEN901 Phase 1 clinical update and XEN1101 TMS pharmacodynamic Phase 1 data.
    Mimecast Ltd (NASDAQ: MIME) rose 6.5 percent to $43.50 in pre-market trading following a first-quarter sales beat.
    Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) rose 6 percent to $12.50 in pre-market trading after surging 77.44 percent on Monday.
    Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTLA) shares rose 6 percent to $26.05 in pre-market trading after climbing 3.58 percent on Monday.
    PPDAI Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PPDF) rose 4.7 percent to $7.20 in pre-market trading following Q1 results.
    Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET) rose 4.1 percent to $13.88 in pre-market trading after gaining 2.54 percent on Monday.
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) shares rose 4.5 percent to $21.73 in pre-market trading. Mizuho upgraded Valeant from Neutral to Buy.
    Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSE: BVX) rose 4.1 percent to $3.80 in pre-market trading after reporting a first-quarter sales beat.
    Myomo, Inc. (NYSE: MYO) rose 3.4 percent to $4.00 in pre-market trading after jumping 23.25 percent o
  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Headlines about LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ:LPTH) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LightPath Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.9867601112654 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Aerosonic Corporation(AIM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Shares of Aimia Inc (TSE:AIM) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is C$3.54.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Aimia (TSE:AIM) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$2.67.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Hooker Furniture Corporation(HOFT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) and Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and profitability.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Thursday.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) and Flexsteel Industries (NASDAQ:FLXS) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Press coverage about Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hooker Furniture earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2727604348836 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference CallJun. 5, 2018 3:00 p.m. ET

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

    Operator

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    US Bancorp DE lessened its holdings in shares of Hooker Furniture Co. (NASDAQ:HOFT) by 11.3% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 17,848 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,272 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in Hooker Furniture were worth $838,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Petroleum Resources Corporation(PEO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Press coverage about Adams Natural Resources Fund (NYSE:PEO) has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Adams Natural Resources Fund earned a coverage optimism score of -0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.0521373671292 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Top 10 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: (RUP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Rupert Resources Ltd (CVE:RUP) insider Alan Douglas Brimacombe purchased 25,000 shares of Rupert Resources stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$1.03 per share, for a total transaction of C$25,750.00.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Rupee (CURRENCY:RUP) traded 10.1% higher against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 16:00 PM ET on September 23rd. Over the last week, Rupee has traded 73.1% higher against the US dollar. One Rupee coin can now be bought for $0.0169 or 0.00000252 BTC on major exchanges including CoinExchange and CryptoBridge. Rupee has a total market capitalization of $415,606.00 and approximately $267.00 worth of Rupee was traded on exchanges in the last day.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Rupee (CURRENCY:RUP) traded down 0.9% against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 14:00 PM ET on October 12th. Rupee has a total market capitalization of $802,724.00 and $4.00 worth of Rupee was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last seven days, Rupee has traded 0% lower against the U.S. dollar. One Rupee coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.0323 or 0.00000515 BTC on exchanges including CoinExchange and CryptoBridge.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Rupert Resources Ltd (CVE:RUP) insider Alan Douglas Brimacombe sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.95, for a total value of C$28,500.00.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own Right Now

Video3 Strategies for Trading Penny Stocks Today

As of today’s trading session (Tuesday, Nov. 7), the biggest penny stock gainer of 2017 is Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNS). Shares of the company are up 556.4% this year thanks to a medical breakthrough.

While MRNS stock is up triple-digits this year, we’re not recommending it as a stock to buy right now. Here at Money Morning, we’re more interested in recommending stocks with profit potential ahead of them instead of big gains behind them.

Today, we’re going to show you a different stock to buy and hold for 2018. It’s a company in the rapidly growing mobile banking industry. According to Money Morning Small-Cap Specialist Sid Riggs, this industry is expected to grow by a whopping 716% over just the next four years.

First, here’s why MRNS is the top penny stock of 2017 so far…

Why Marinus Is the Biggest Penny Stock Gainer of 2017

About 116.3% of MRNS’s 2017 rally has happened since September. That was when the company announced trials for its newest epilepsy drug were successful.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own Right Now: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.(ODFL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
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  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) Director Leo H. Suggs sold 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $148.44, for a total value of $118,752.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $842,990.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own Right Now: ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology(BIS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Bismuth (CURRENCY:BIS) traded 8.1% lower against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 21:00 PM ET on June 17th. Bismuth has a total market cap of $14.34 million and $48,199.00 worth of Bismuth was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Bismuth coin can now be purchased for $1.35 or 0.00020851 BTC on major exchanges including Cryptopia and Octaex. During the last week, Bismuth has traded down 8.5% against the US dollar.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Bismuth (BIS) uses the hashing algorithm. Its launch date was May 1st, 2017. Bismuth’s total supply is 10,193,595 coins and its circulating supply is 9,644,979 coins. The Reddit community for Bismuth is /r/cryptobismuth and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official website for Bismuth is bismuth.cz. Bismuth’s official Twitter account is @cryptobismuth and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official message board for Bismuth is bismuth.cz/forum.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    News articles about ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology (NASDAQ:BIS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2593843139852 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Bismuth (BIS) uses the hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was May 1st, 2017. Bismuth’s total supply is 11,579,876 coins and its circulating supply is 11,011,069 coins. The Reddit community for Bismuth is /r/cryptobismuth and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official message board for Bismuth is bismuth.cz/forum. Bismuth’s official Twitter account is @cryptobismuth and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official website for Bismuth is bismuth.cz.

Hot Medical Stocks To Own Right Now: Daktronics, Inc.(DAKT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 12,035 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $106,000.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Wednesday was a great day on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushing ahead to gains of around 300 points and other major benchmarks following suit with similar-sized rises. Fears about potential European financial problems vanished as quickly as they had appeared on Tuesday, and bounces in crude oil prices and interest rates seemed to confirm that the previous mind-set favoring continued growth for the overall economy was back in place. Yet some companies still had bad news that sent their shares lower. Michael Kors Holdings (NYSE:KORS), Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS), and Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT) were among the worst performers on the day. Here’s why they did so poorly.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CODX) fell 11.6 percent to $3.13 in pre-market trading after surging 118.52 percent on Tuesday.
    Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXR) shares fell 6.5 percent to $2.60 in pre-market trading after rising 1.09 percent on Tuesday.
    T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTOO) fell 6 percent to $7.58 in pre-market trading after dropping 9.13 percent on Tuesday.
    Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) fell 4.8 percent to $12.30 in the pre-market trading session.
    DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) shares fell 4.1 percent to $25.00 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) shares fell 2.7 percent to $20.25 in pre-market trading after rising 7.88 percent on Tuesday.
    Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAKT) fell 2.5 percent to $9.81 in pre-market trading. Daktronics is expected to release quarterly earnings today.
    AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE: AU) fell 2.2 percent to $8.28 in pre-market trading

Hot Medical Stocks To Own Right Now: Mitsubishi Corporation (MSBHY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]

    Automotive is moving well, up 14% y/y driven by HD Radio tech. The latter is included in an A list of important models, including Tesla Model 3, the Mitsubishi (OTCPK:MSBHY) Mirage and the Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) Rogue. Their connected radio solution is also coming along nicely.

  • [By SEEKINGALPHA.COM]

    Japanese trading company Itochu (OTCPK:ITOCY) has a tough act to follow – its own meaningful improvement over the past five years. The company was more willing than most of its Japanese trading peers to deemphasize commodity/resource businesses, and it moved fairly quickly here, building up non-resource businesses like its food, “machinery”, and finance operations. Those moves have led to better ROE and cash flow margin performance versus its peers, and Itochu shares have done well relative to peers like Mitsui (OTCPK:MITSY), Mitsubishi (OTCPK:MSBHY), Marubeni (OTCPK:MARUY), and Sumitomo (OTCPK:SSUMY) over that time.