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Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019

Casual-dining chains have not been winners during this economic expansion. Millenials, with their need for more social media-worthy experiences, have been blamed for the decline in conjunction with Baby Boomers moving onto fixed incomes as they retire.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: PLAY) provides an eat, drink, play, and watch experience for consumers. This hybrid entertainment/dining experience has fared well since going public in 2012, attracting higher-income adults in the 21-39 age range.
Poor same-store sales last quarter knocked the premium off the stock price, but top and bottom-line growth were still strong. Margins and efficiency ratios top its competitors, and Wall Street and quant valuation models agree that there is a strong upside for this diamond in the casual-dining rough.

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Casual dining, the traditional sit-down, full-service restaurant experience is getting hit by demographics. Millennials want hip, social-media worthy experiences and retiring Baby Boomers are thrifty on their fixed incomes. Headlines such as "Millennials Are Killing Chains Like Buffalo Wild Wings And Applebee's" are not uncommon.

Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: BancorpSouth, Inc.(BXS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $35.00.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) – Equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies dropped their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for shares of Bancorpsouth Bank in a note issued to investors on Monday, January 28th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst B. Rabatin now anticipates that the bank will post earnings per share of $0.56 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.57. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for Bancorpsouth Bank’s Q2 2020 earnings at $0.62 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.66 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.53 EPS.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

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    Bancorpsouth Bank (BXS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $215.14 Million (americanbankingnews.com) Analysts Expect Bancorpsouth Bank (BXS) Will Post Earnings of $0.55 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com) Briefs: Sunday, June 10 (djournal.com) Bancorpsouth Bank: Aktienanalyse vom 10.06.2018 (wallstreet-online.de) First State Bank Central Texas gets new name with merger (lampasasdispatchrecord.com)

    Several brokerages have recently weighed in on BXS. Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Bancorpsouth Bank in a research report on Friday, April 20th. Brean Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Bancorpsouth Bank in a research report on Thursday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bancorpsouth Bank from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Bancorpsouth Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.00.

  • [By Max Byerly]

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

Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: KB Financial Group Inc(KB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew Frankel, CFP®, Sean Williams, and Jordan Wathen]

    However, there may still be some bargains to be found. Here’s why three of our contributors think it may be time to take a look at Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB), and Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS).

  • [By Money Morning Staff Reports]

    As a result, we’ve been able to identify deeply undervalued companies while no one is looking – such as KB Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: KB), a wealth management firm based in Seoul.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB) saw a large decrease in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 324,037 shares, a decrease of 40.6% from the July 31st total of 545,627 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 128,119 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days.

Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Avid Technology Inc.(AVID)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.(PLAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    HEROcoin (CURRENCY:PLAY) traded down 11.2% against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 15:00 PM ET on October 11th. One HEROcoin token can currently be bought for approximately $0.0093 or 0.00000148 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including Kucoin, CoinBene and IDEX. HEROcoin has a market capitalization of $1.13 million and $66,067.00 worth of HEROcoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, HEROcoin has traded up 1.1% against the US dollar.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    The week ahead promises volatility for a few retailing stocks that are set to announce their latest quarterly earnings numbers. Below, we’ll preview what investors can expect to hear from Kroger (NYSE:KR), Dave & Buster’s (NASDAQ:PLAY), and Tailored Brands (NYSE:TLRD) over the next few trading days.

  • [By Travis Hoium]

    Shares of entertainment company Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) jumped as much as 16.7% in trading Tuesday after reporting better-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2018 results. Shares settled down slightly mid-day and were up 13.7% at 11:15 a.m. EDT. 

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Investors have been hoping that a management shakeup and new turnaround plan would get things rolling again at Dave & Buster’s (NASDAQ:PLAY). Yet the restaurant/entertainment chain had a deep hole to climb out of after sales missed expectations in the fiscal first quarter.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019

Warren Buffett’s penchant for picking great stocks for Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio makes his quarterly stock picks must-know news for every long-term investor. Luckily, Buffett is required to file a 13F report with the Securities and Exchange Commission every quarter showing what he’s been buying, and that makes following in his footsteps easier. Last quarter, his top buys were U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA). Should you buy these stocks for your portfolio, too?

Bigger bets in banking

Wells Fargo’s been Warren Buffett’s biggest bank holding for a long time, but he’s shown a willingness to invest in Wells Fargo’s competitors, too. The Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) was his favorite bank to buy in Q4 2017, but in Q1 2018, U.S. Bancorp was his favorite. He bought 3.8 million U.S. Bancorp shares last quarter, increasing his position to 90.8 million shares, and now, Berkshire Hathaway is U.S. Bancorp’s third largest institutional investor.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019: Abbott Laboratories(ABT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Absolute Software (TSE:ABT) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as C$7.50 and last traded at C$7.48, with a volume of 31474 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at C$7.47.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). They issued an outperform rating on the stock.

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    Maxim Group assumed coverage on shares of Agilysys (NASDAQ:AGYS). Maxim Group issued a buy rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock.

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    Drug companies Eli Lilly (LLY) gained about 2%, Pfizer (PFE) added 1.3%, Abbott Laboratories (ABT) rose 1.2% and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) advanced by 1.4% after the president promised lower list prices, less costs for patients and more competition among the drug makers.

  • [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. 

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    Founded in 1999, DexCom competes against industry titans Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) in an addressable market that totals more than 30 million diabetics in the United States alone.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Arcblock (CURRENCY:ABT) traded down 5.4% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 9:00 AM E.T. on September 11th. Arcblock has a total market capitalization of $25.37 million and approximately $11.79 million worth of Arcblock was traded on exchanges in the last day. In the last seven days, Arcblock has traded 13% higher against the dollar. One Arcblock token can now be bought for about $0.27 or 0.00004299 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including BitMart, LBank, CoinBene and DragonEX.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019: Sun Hydraulics Corporation(SNHY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Shares of Sun Hydraulics Co. (NASDAQ:SNHY) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $58.00.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of Sun Hydraulics Co. (NASDAQ:SNHY) by 15.4% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 347,661 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 46,351 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in Sun Hydraulics were worth $18,620,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Sun Hydraulics (NASDAQ:SNHY) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Thursday.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019: Steelcase Inc.(SCS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    SpeedCash (CURRENCY:SCS) traded 13.6% lower against the dollar during the 1 day period ending at 10:00 AM ET on May 4th. One SpeedCash coin can now be purchased for approximately $2.71 or 0.00028080 BTC on major exchanges including YoBit, Cryptohub, Trade Satoshi and Crex24. During the last seven days, SpeedCash has traded 201.8% higher against the dollar. SpeedCash has a total market capitalization of $1.26 million and $26,755.00 worth of SpeedCash was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market was mixed on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbing to record heights even as the Nasdaq Composite gave back some of its recent gains. Investors largely continued to play a waiting game, as little in the way of new economic data or readings on the geopolitical environment impeded generally bullish sentiment. Whenever stocks reach lofty heights, pauses are inevitable, but some were nevertheless able to climb higher. Transocean (NYSE:RIG), Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX), and Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) were among the best performers on the day. Here’s why they did so well.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report published on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Seaport Global Securities currently has $20.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SpeedCash (SCS) is a coin. SpeedCash’s total supply is 476,918 coins and its circulating supply is 467,791 coins. The Reddit community for SpeedCash is /r/SpeedCash and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. SpeedCash’s official Twitter account is @SpeedCashMedia. SpeedCash’s official website is www.scash.ml.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    SpeedCash (CURRENCY:SCS) traded up 5.9% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 15:00 PM E.T. on June 16th. SpeedCash has a total market capitalization of $150,975.00 and approximately $1,216.00 worth of SpeedCash was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, SpeedCash has traded down 34.5% against the dollar. One SpeedCash coin can now be purchased for $0.29 or 0.00004448 BTC on major exchanges including CryptoBridge, Crex24, YoBit and Cryptohub.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    As you can infer from the comments I’ve isolated here, Herman Miller will also pass on some of its widening cost-of-goods-sold burden to customers. Unlike competitor Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS), which is simply adjusting customer list prices to offset higher costs, Herman Miller is taking a more nuanced approach, seeking to integrate selective price adjustments within project work via its sales force and dealer network.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019: Energy XXI Ltd.(EXXI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market was mostly higher on Monday, with market participants celebrating favorable economic news on the consumer front and looking forward to another round of positive earnings reports when third-quarter earnings season starts early next month. Tax cuts have helped corporate earnings throughout 2018, and that’s generally helped to lift the overall market. Yet even with several major market benchmarks at or near record levels, some stocks weren’t able to participate in the gains today. Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF-B), Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), and Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) were among the worst performers on the day. Below, we’ll look more closely at these stocks to tell you why they did so poorly.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch For 2019: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.(PLAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Rick Munarriz]

    Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) has been on a roll in recent months. Shares of the “eatertainment” restaurant operator have soared 52% since bottoming out in April. Investors are feeling pretty good about their positions in the stock, and understandably so, but they may also want to circle Sept. 14 on the calendar. 

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Highbridge Capital Management LLC lowered its holdings in shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) by 50.2% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 62,479 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 62,921 shares during the period. Highbridge Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment were worth $2,608,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Brokerages expect Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) to announce sales of $311.08 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $318.70 million and the lowest is $299.70 million. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment reported sales of $280.75 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 10.8%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, September 4th.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now

Konami (NASDAQ: MANH) and Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.

Dividends

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Konami pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Manhattan Associates does not pay a dividend. Konami pays out 23.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Konami and Manhattan Associates’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Konami $2.16 billion 2.66 $275.48 million $2.01 21.14
Manhattan Associates $594.60 million 6.05 $116.48 million $1.72 31.82

Konami has higher revenue and earnings than Manhattan Associates. Konami is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Manhattan Associates, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now: Merck & Company, Inc.(MRK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. reduced its position in shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 2.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,313,056 shares of the company’s stock after selling 66,848 shares during the quarter. Merck & Co., Inc. comprises 0.7% of Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.’s portfolio, making the stock its 26th largest holding. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. owned about 0.09% of Merck & Co., Inc. worth $140,417,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Well, Money Morning Special Situation Strategist Tim Melvin has broken these secrets out of the vault of the Smart Money managers. And he’s sharing the Max Wealth secrets for free right here.

    Two Stocks to Watch Today: XOM, DB
    Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) jumped more than 2.6% in pre-market hours after the energy giant reported earnings before the bell. The oil major reported earnings per share of $1.41, easily topping Wall Street forecasts of $1.08. Its $7.2 billion in quarterly profits were a 72% jump from the same period last year. However, the firm did fall a bit short on the revenue front. Investors liked the news that Exxon plans to restructure its upstream business to reduce costs and bolster operating cash flow by 2025. On the European front, shares of Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) were off another 3.72% after the German banking giant reported earnings. The embattled financial institution reported its first annual profit since 2014. However, broader uncertainty remains from investors. On Friday, look for earnings reports from Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), Cigna Holding Co. (NYSE: CI), Weatherford International Plc. (NYSE: WFT), Roper Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ROP), Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK), Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON), and Johnson Controls International Plc. (NYSE: JCI).
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  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Two of those leaders are Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Merck (NYSE:MRK). J&J has the broadest possible coverage across the spectrum of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and over-the-counter products for consumers. Merck drills down more on drug development. Both have medications that save countless lives, but which one makes the smarter investment for would-be shareholders right now? A look at some basic fundamental measures of success can shed some light on that question.

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    At recent prices, Immunogen sports a $1.78 billion market cap that could swell if top-line Forward I results are good enough to bring potential marketing partners to the negotiating table. During a recent proof-of-concept trial, five of eight of ovarian cancer patients with high levels of folate receptor alpha expression responded to treatment with a combination of mirvetuximab and Merck & Co.’s (NYSE:MRK) Keytruda. Immunogen enrolled 35 more patients with similar characteristics, and a similar response rate could result in offers for more than a simple partnership.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now: Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc.(DHIL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    MAN Grp PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS: MNGPY) and Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now: Facebook, Inc.(FB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported better-than-expected earnings for its first quarter on Wednesday.

    The social media company reported Q1 EPS of $1.69 vs. $1.35 estimates and sales of $11.97 billion vs. $11.41 billion estimates. Q1 MAUs came in just ahead of estimates at 2.2 billion.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Manning & Napier Group LLC trimmed its position in shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 36.6% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 1,340,906 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 773,388 shares during the quarter. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock comprises approximately 2.1% of Manning & Napier Group LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 10th biggest position. Manning & Napier Group LLC’s holdings in Facebook, Inc. Common Stock were worth $214,261,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Stephen Mack]

    The uproar over Facebook Inc.’s (Nasdaq: FB) handling – or mishandling ­– of user data is just the latest in a string of incidents triggering anxieties about data security and privacy protection.

  • [By Adam Levy]

    And despite the growth in competition over the last few years, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google continue to completely dominate the space, combining to take the majority of digital ad sales in the United States. What’s more, by some estimates, the companies continue to gain market share despite their dominant positions.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC lifted its stake in Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 99.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,099 shares of the social networking company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,522 shares during the quarter. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC’s holdings in Facebook, Inc. Common Stock were worth $1,774,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

  • [By Evan Niu, CFA]

    In April, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg inadvertently triggered some speculation that the social network was considering a paid version of the service when he responded to a lawmaker, “Yes, there will always be a version of Facebook that is free.” The subtle implication there was that at some point in the future, maybe there would be a version that isn’t free. In a separate interview, COO Sheryl Sandberg noted that being able to opt out of targeted advertising “at the highest level” would “be a paid product.” With all of the recent scrutiny over Facebook’s data practices, demand for such a product is likely as high as it’s ever been.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation(WAB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Shares of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) were down 12.4% on Friday . The company traded as low as $96.56 and last traded at $98.21. Approximately 6,582,509 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 707% from the average daily volume of 815,360 shares. The stock had previously closed at $112.12.

  • [By Adam Levine-Weinberg]

    And last month, GE signed a complex deal to sell its transportation business — which specializes in building freight locomotives — to Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB), better known as Wabtec.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    The company has already shed its Distributed Power, Industrial Solutions and Value-Based Care divisions and has agreed to combine its Transportation business with Wabtec Corp. (NYSE: WAB) in a new company. These deals have substantially achieved CEO John Flannery’s promise to divest $20 billion in assets.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Paul Ausick]

    General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced Monday morning that Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.(NYSE: WAB), also known as Wabtec, has agreed to combine with GE’s Transportation division in a deal to create a new company that will make and sell rail equipment, software and services. GE will receive $2.9 billion in cash when the deal closes, now expected to occur early next year.

Top 5 High Tech Stocks To Own Right Now: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.(PLAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Well, Money Morning Special Situations Strategist Tim Melvin has broken these secrets out of the vault of the smart-money managers. And he’s sharing the Max Wealth secrets for free right here.

    Four Stocks to Watch Today: ADBE, NIO, SHLD, PLAY
    Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) is generating buzz after the firm reported earnings after the bell Thursday. Shares were off 2% after the firm reported EPS of $1.73, a figure that beat Wall Street expectations by $0.04. The producer of Photoshop announced that its third-quarter revenue increased by 24% and set a new quarterly record. Shares of electric car manufacturer NIO Ltd. (NYSE: NIO) are rallying again on up another 15% in pre-market hours. The Shanghai-based rival to Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) popped another 76% on Thursday and pushed its market capitalization well above $12 billion. Shares of Sears Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) are rallying after a difficult day on Thursday turned into a positive earnings report after the bell. The company had initially delayed its earnings report, causing the stock to plunge by 9% during the trading session. But the stock has rallied more than 16% after Sears reported its smallest drop in same-store sales in three years. The firm did report a large loss of $4.68 per share, while revenue came in at $3.18. Look for an earnings report from Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) today. The entertainment giant is expected to report earnings per share of $0.84, a figure that topped estimates by $0.20. Its $319.9 million in revenue also surpassed Wall Street analysts’ expectations by $10 million. The company is benefiting from an uptick in consumer confidence and spending as wages rise and the unemployment rate declines.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Dave & Buster’s (NASDAQ: PLAY) is one of 56 public companies in the “Eating places” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Dave & Buster’s to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Brokerages expect Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) to announce sales of $311.08 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $318.70 million and the lowest is $299.70 million. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment reported sales of $280.75 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 10.8%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, September 4th.

  • [By Brian Stoffel]

    If all you did was glance at your portfolio, you might think that Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) had bucked the industry trend of declining in-store traffic and somehow found a way to woo more patrons inside with its proprietary games. The stock, after all, was up by 16% at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday following the previous evening’s release of the company’s first-quarter earnings report.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Investors reacted positively to the latest earnings report from Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) after the restaurant chain announced improving sales trends while initiating a regular dividend.

  • [By Travis Hoium]

    Shares of entertainment company Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) jumped as much as 16.7% in trading Tuesday after reporting better-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2018 results. Shares settled down slightly mid-day and were up 13.7% at 11:15 a.m. EDT. 

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019

Source: ThinkstockOctober 10, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.24% at 2,550.74. The DJIA closed up 0.31% at 22,831.23. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.11% at 6,587.25.

Tuesday was a positive day for the U.S. exchanges with all three major indices hitting a new intraday high. Crude made a solid jump on the day pushing back from its loss last week. The S&P 500 sectors were practically all positive or flat with one exceptions. The best performing sectors were consumer staples and utilities which were up 0.88% and 0.99%, respectively. The worst performing sector was consumer discretionary, down 0.11%.

Crude oil was up 2.7% at $50.91.

Gold was up 0.5% at $1,291.00.

The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss ahead of the close Tuesday was Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) which traded down over 7% at $42.51. The stocks 52-week range is $38.14 to $69.00. Volume was over 14 million versus the daily average of 3.4 million shares.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Visteon Corporation(VC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    VirtualCoin (CURRENCY:VC) traded flat against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 16:00 PM ET on June 19th. One VirtualCoin coin can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0119 or 0.00000144 BTC on exchanges. During the last seven days, VirtualCoin has traded 33.1% lower against the US dollar. VirtualCoin has a market cap of $120,251.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of VirtualCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: BlueLinx Holdings Inc.(BXC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Bitcedi (BXC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the
    Cryptonight hashing algorithm. Its launch date was May 16th, 2016. Bitcedi’s total supply is 9,616,277 coins and its circulating supply is 5,756,371 coins. Bitcedi’s official website is bitcedi.org. Bitcedi’s official Twitter account is @bitcedis and its Facebook page is accessible here.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Bitcedi (CURRENCY:BXC) traded 0.7% lower against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 19:00 PM E.T. on May 20th. One Bitcedi coin can currently be bought for $0.0099 or 0.00000109 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Bitcedi has a market capitalization of $57,027.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of Bitcedi was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Bitcedi has traded down 28.3% against the US dollar.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Bitcedi (BXC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the
    Cryptonight hashing algorithm. Its launch date was May 16th, 2016. Bitcedi’s total supply is 9,616,277 coins and its circulating supply is 5,756,371 coins. Bitcedi’s official Twitter account is @bitcedis and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official website for Bitcedi is bitcedi.org.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.(PLAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    Small cap restaurant and entertainment stockDave & Busters Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: PLAY)updated guidance for its fiscal 2017 (which ends on February 4, 2018):

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    The week ahead will likely bring more volatility, particularly for shareholders ofDave & Buster’s(NASDAQ:PLAY), H&R Block(NYSE:HRB), and Michaels(NASDAQ:MIK)as each of these companies is set to announce quarterly earnings results over the next few days. Let’s look at a few key trends to watch for in the reports.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) traded down nearly 22% Monday and posted a new 52-week low of $44.00 after closing Friday at $56.37. The 52-week high is $73.48. Volume was about 7.5 million, more than six times the daily average of around 1.2 million shares. The company lowered fourth quarter guidance this morning.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Dave & Buster’s(NASDAQ:PLAY) posted earnings results last week that contained only the faintest signs of an end to the restaurant chain’s recent struggles. Sales at existing locations continued to shrink as competition pawned off customers on both the entertainment and the food sides of the business. Yet the company managed a few encouraging wins while announcing a major change in the management team.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Taseko Mines Limited(TGB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Taseko Mines Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:TGB) (TSE:TKO) – Analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Taseko Mines in a research report issued on Thursday, July 12th. National Bank Financial analyst D. Demarco anticipates that the mining company will post earnings per share of $0.01 for the quarter. National Bank Financial has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Taseko Mines’ FY2018 earnings at $0.01 EPS.

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Canadian Solar Inc.(CSIQ)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) saw a decrease of 16.6% in short interest during the two-week period. Some 3.3% of the total float, or 1.49 million shares, were short and days to cover remained unchanged at three. The company’s share price fell by about 5.4% over the two weeks, and shares closed Wednesday at $16.26, up about 3.4% for the day, in a 52-week range of $12.07 to $19.09.

  • [By Travis Hoium]

    Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ) is one of the biggest solar manufacturers in the world, producing about seven out of every 100 solar panels made last year. But the company doesn’t just make solar panels; it’s also become a leading developer of solar projects with a large presence in Brazil, Mexico, China, and the U.S.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) saw a skyrocketing increase of 133.6% in short interest during the two-week period. Some 2.92 million shares were short and days to cover fell from two to one. The company’s share price dipped by 30% over the two weeks, and shares closed Tuesday at $12.15, down about 2% for the day, in a 52-week range of $11.37 to $19.09.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

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

    Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) is expected to report earnings for its first quarter.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) fell 9.7 percent to $4.73 in pre-market trading after announcing a $35 million common stock offering.
    Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS) shares fell 8 percent to $13.48 in pre-market trading ahead of regulatory update at 8:30 a.m. ET.
    XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB) fell 6.5 percent to $2.01 in pre-market trading after climbing 10.50 percent on Tuesday.
    Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) shares fell 5.8 percent to $9.36 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK) fell 5.7 percent to $5.15 in pre-market trading after declining 5.04 percent on Tuesday.
    RYB Education, Inc. (NYSE: RYB) shares fell 5 percent to $16.39 in pre-market trading following Q1 results.
    Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ: CLWT) shares fell 4.4 percent to $4.30 in pre-market trading after rising 40.62 percent on Tuesday.
    Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR) fell 4.4 percent to $8.92 in pre-market trading after announcing a 5.5 million share common stock offering.
    Daxor Corporation (NYSE: DXR) fell 4.1 percent to $7.32 in pre-market trading.
    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) shares fell 3.8 percent to $51.03 in pre-market trading after the company announced plans to restate its Q2, Q3, Q4 and FY 2017 financial statements.
    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) fell 3.5 percent to $16.20 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    CELYAD SA/ADR (NASDAQ: CYAD) shares fell 3.3 percent to $29.70 in pre-market trading after the company reported launch of 1.8 million share offering

Hot Performing Stocks For 2019: Pilgrim's Pride Corporation(PPC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

     

    Companies Reporting After The Bell
    NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.45 per share on revenue of $2.89 billion.
    News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWSA) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.07 per share on revenue of $1.99 billion.
    Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.39 per share on revenue of $1.19 billion.
    Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.54 per share on revenue of $2.65 billion.
    Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.38 per share on revenue of $556.81 million.
    Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $1.01 per share on revenue of $383.37 million.
    Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.27 per share on revenue of $880.89 million.
    Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: CIVI) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.12 per share on revenue of $396.25 million.
    The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.1 per share on revenue of $73.23 million.
    Amdocs Limited (NYSE: DOX) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.95 per share on revenue of $980.50 million.
    Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) is estimated to post quarterly loss at $0.04 per share on revenue of $220.14 million.
    Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.43 per share on revenue of $210.01 million.
    TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.37 per share on revenue of $198.62 million.
    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE: RBA) is expected to post quarterly earnings at $0.17 per share on revenue of $153.87 million.
    Uniti Group Inc. (NASDAQ: UNIT) is estimated to post quarterly earnings at $0.01 per share on revenue of $247.16 million.
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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Pilgrim’s Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for Pilgrim’s Pride in a report issued on Monday, May 14th. Jefferies Group analyst A. Jagdale now expects that the company will earn $0.93 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.89. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Pilgrim’s Pride’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.35 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.77 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.61 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $3.14 EPS.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Clarus Wealth Advisors acquired a new position in shares of Pilgrim’s Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 6,532 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $161,000.

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    Cramer was bearish on Grubhub (GRUB) , Sprint (S) , LG Homes (LGIH) , Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD) , Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) , Opko Health (OPK) , Alaska Air Group (ALK) and Winnebago Industries (WGO) .

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Peercoin (CURRENCY:PPC) traded 3.9% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 0:00 AM Eastern on May 13th. Peercoin has a total market cap of $65.75 million and approximately $625,688.00 worth of Peercoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last week, Peercoin has traded 21.2% lower against the US dollar. One Peercoin coin can currently be bought for about $2.66 or 0.00031581 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including WEX, LiteBit.eu, SouthXchange and Bit-Z.

Top Casino Stocks To Buy Right Now

Paddy Power Betfair Plc agreed to combine its U.S. unit with closely held website FanDuel, as the Irish bookmaker seeks to gain from an expected rise in sports betting following a Supreme Court ruling this month.

Paddy Power will own 61 percent of the combined business after contributing its U.S. assets and $158 million of cash, the Dublin-based company said Wednesday in a statement. That ownership could increase to 80 percent after three years and 100 percent after five years through call and put options.

“We are excited to add FanDuel to the group’s portfolio of leading sports brands,” Peter Jackson, chief executive officer of Paddy Power, said in the statement. “This combination creates the industry’s largest online business in the U.S., with a large sports-focused customer base and an extensive nationwide footprint.”

It’s the first of a possible wave of deals involving betting companies in the U.S. after a Supreme Court decision May 14 that struck down the federal law which had barred single-game gambling in most of the country. Shares of U.S. casino companies and bookmakers rallied on anticipation of the decision, which means that sports betting could begin in a matter of weeks in casinos and racetracks in New Jersey, the state that had instigated the legal fight to introduce sports betting.

Top Casino Stocks To Buy Right Now: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.(CFR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) by 2.8% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,251,719 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 140,956 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned about 8.23% of Cullen/Frost Bankers worth $557,051,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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    In that spirit, we asked a few of our Motley Fool investors what they see as the best investment ideas at the start of July, 2018. They were quick to suggest Chinese e-commerce giantBaidu(NASDAQ:BIDU), coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), clean energy specialist TerraForm Power (NASDAQ:TERP), semiconductor veteran Intel, (NASDAQ:INTC), and Texan bankCullen/Frost Bankers(NYSE:CFR).

Top Casino Stocks To Buy Right Now: FIRST REPUBLIC BANK(FRC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Freicoin (CURRENCY:FRC) traded down 19.6% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 20:00 PM E.T. on June 7th. One Freicoin coin can now be purchased for about $0.0069 or 0.00000090 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. Freicoin has a total market cap of $214,550.00 and $25.00 worth of Freicoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, Freicoin has traded 15.6% higher against the dollar.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Mackay Shields LLC bought a new stake in First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 12,402 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,149,000.

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    First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallApril 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Freicoin (FRC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the
    SHA-256 hashing algorithm. It launched on December 21st, 2012. Freicoin’s total supply is 100,000,000 coins and its circulating supply is 31,000,264 coins. Freicoin’s official Twitter account is @Freicoin and its Facebook page is accessible here. Freicoin’s official website is freico.in. Freicoin’s official message board is freicoinalliance.com.

Top Casino Stocks To Buy Right Now: BancFirst Corporation(BANF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday.

    BANF has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BancFirst from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $65.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, April 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of BancFirst from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a hold rating and set a $60.00 target price on shares of BancFirst in a research report on Friday, April 20th.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Top Casino Stocks To Buy Right Now: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.(PLAY)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Crumly]

    As for individual stocks, RH (NYSE:RH)jumped on strong profit growth and Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) rose after reporting first-quarter results and announcing plans for expanding its offering of exclusive virtual reality titles.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    The week ahead will likely bring more volatility, particularly for shareholders ofDave & Buster’s(NASDAQ:PLAY), H&R Block(NYSE:HRB), and Michaels(NASDAQ:MIK)as each of these companies is set to announce quarterly earnings results over the next few days. Let’s look at a few key trends to watch for in the reports.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Summit Trail Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) by 54.2% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 39,012 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,710 shares during the quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC’s holdings in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment were worth $1,257,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Dave & Buster’s(NASDAQ:PLAY) will announce its first-quarter results after the market closes on Monday, June 11. The report should attract plenty of investor attention since it’s the restaurant chain’s first earnings update following a difficult fiscal 2017. While Dave & Buster’s growing store base helped it set records on both its top and bottom lines last year, sales shrank at its existing locations, and profitability declined.

  • [By Nicholas Rossolillo]

    Shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) are up over 16% as of this writing on the back of better-than-expected first-quarter 2018 results reported June 11. That sentence deserves an asterisk, though, as both same-restaurant sales and entertainment sales declined once again. This is in spite of an overall restaurant industry that is beginning to show signs of recovery, which leaves this chain with some questions in need of answers.