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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH Quick QuoteUNH ) stands well-poised for growth on the back of robust top-line growth, strong presence amid Medicare and Medicaid markets, and a solid financial position. An upbeat 2021 EPS guidance reinstates the growth prospects for the stock.

Zacks Rank & Price Performance

Presently, UnitedHealth Group carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

The stock has gained 31.7% over a year compared with the industry’s rally of 23.2%. However, the Zacks Medical sector has lost 2.8% in the said time frame.

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Style Score

The company is well-poised for progress as evident from its impressive VGM Score of A. Here V stands for Value, G for Growth and M for Momentum, with the score being a weighted combination of all three factors.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Bazaarvoice, Inc.(BV)

Bazaarvoice, Inc., incorporated on May 25, 2005, offers solutions and services that allow its retailer and brand clients to understand that consumer voice and the role it plays in influencing purchasing decisions, both online and offline. The Company’s solutions collect, curate and display consumer-generated content, including ratings and reviews, questions and answers, customer stories, and social posts, photos and videos. This content is syndicated and distributed across its clients’ marketing channels, including category/product pages, search terms, brand sites, mobile applications, in-store displays, and paid and earned advertising. Its solutions, which it provides primarily through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, enable the clients to capture and display consumer-generated content, such as online ratings and reviews, photos, and questions and answers about specific products and services; syndicate that consumer-generated content into its network of brand and retail clients; understand consumer behavior, and monetize the value of that content through targeted advertising based on online and offline shopping behavior.

The Company’s geographical segments include Americas, EMEA and Other. Its solutions operate in two categories of products and services: the collection, curation, growth and analysis of consumer-generated content, and the distribution and monetization of consumer-generated content collected by its clients. The collection, Curation, Growth and Analysis of Consumer-Generated Content category includes Bazaarvoice Conversations Platform, Bazaarvoice Curations, Bazaarvoice Product Sampling and Bazaarvoice Spotlights. The distribution and monetization of consumer-generated content collected by its client’s category includes Bazaarvoice Connections Solutions, Bazaarvoice Advertising and Bazaarvoice Professional and Managed Services.

Bazaarvoice Conversations Platform

The Conversations platform provides its retailer and brand clients with capabil! ities to capture, manage and display online consumer-generated content. Consumers interact with the Company’s solutions as they view or author consumer reviews, questions, photos, videos, long-format narratives and other forms of consumer-generated content. Content that is displayed by the Company’s Conversations platform can be styled to match its clients’ brand, preserving branding elements of its clients’ businesses. Content collected and managed by the Company’s Conversations platform is used by its clients in a range of applications, including their online Websites, mobile-optimized Websites, mobile applications, social networks, in-store kiosks, physical in-store displays, printed flyers, e-mail, and other forms of online and offline media. The key products and features of the Conversations platform include ratings and reviews, questions and answers, seller ratings and workbench analytics. The ratings and reviews allow its clients to capture, manage and display consumer reviews about their products and services on their Websites and mobile-optimized Websites. The questions and answers allow its clients to facilitate question and answer conversations between consumers, or between consumers and brand representatives, on their Websites. The seller ratings provide clients the ability to solicit and collect reviews about their company. Seller ratings are based on reviews about customers’ online experiences with the client’s company.

Bazaarvoice Curations

The Bazaarvoice Curations allow the Company’s clients to pull in content from across a range of social platforms, including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Clients can then organize and display photos, videos, text and links that leverage social content throughout their site.

Bazaarvoice Product Sampling

The Bazaarvoice Product Sampling allows brands and retailers to build their own branded community. The Bazaarvoice Product Sampling helps in engaging their advocates to gain content and momentum for ! new produ! cts, seasonal launches or across a portfolio.

Bazaarvoice Spotlights

The Bazaarvoice Spotlights provides its clients the opportunity to achieve search results at the product category level. This is done by including consumer-generated content on their category pages, in addition to their product pages.

Bazaarvoice Connections Solutions

The Conversations clients are connected through its SaaS platform to form a syndication network. It offers network syndication and brand engagement solutions to facilitate the distribution of online consumer generated content among its clients, and to enable brands to directly interact with consumers on its retail clients’ Websites. Its BrandAnswers enables brands to interact directly with consumers on retail Websites within its network to answer questions and provide suggestions on alternative products. The Company’s Review Response enables brands to interact with consumers by responding to reviews posted on retail Websites within its network.

Bazaarvoice Advertising

By leveraging shopper devices in the Company’s network, the advertising platform enables its brands and retailers to place digital advertising directly to in-market shoppers, based on their behavior in reading reviews, interacting with product data pages and searching category pages. The key products and features of its Advertising platform include Shopper Segments, Word of Mouth Advertisements, Mobile Advertising and Retail Site Monetization. It develops shopper profiles and sells targeted sets of shoppers to brand marketing departments, shopper marketing agencies and media agencies. The Company also sells to non-retail brands, such as those within the automotive and financial industries that wish to reach the engaged shopper. Its Advertising solution enables brands to reach consumers on their mobile devices.

The Company competes with PowerReviews, Sprnklr, Turn To, Reevoo, eKomi, Yotpo, Rating System and Gigya.

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    BrightView Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BV) raised $469 million selling 21.3 million shares at $22, the low end of the expected range. Shares dropped 3% on the first day of trading and closed the week flat.

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    Below is Renaissance Capital’s list of the second quarter’s 10 largest IPOs ranked by deal size. We’ve also included the stock’s first-day pop (or decline) and its return as of the most recent close. Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) is not included because its IPO was a direct offering that did not raise any new cash. Spotify shares popped nearly 13% on the April offering date, and the return to date is 27%.

    AXA Equitable Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EQH): $2.75 billion; first-day pop of 1.7%; return to date: 1.3% GreenSky LLC (NASDAQ: GSKY): $874 million: pop of 1.6%; return of 7.9% BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BJ): $638 million; pop and return of 29.4% DocuSign Inc. (NASDAQ: DOCU): $629 million; pop of 37.0%; return of 83.0% Pivotal Software Inc. (NYSE: PVTL): $555 million; pop of 5.0%; return of 71.0% GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: EAF): $525 million; decline of 3.7%; return of 23.0% BrightView Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BV): $469 million; decline of 2.7%; return of 2.7% Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE: CDAY): $462 million; pop of 42.0%; return of 55.0% Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: EPRT): $455 million; decline of 2.6%; return of 3.6% PluralSight Inc. (NASDAQ: PS): $311 million; pop of 33.0%; return of 61.0%

    Looking ahead to the third quarter, Renaissance Capital notes 65 companies currently in the IPO pipeline looking to raise $11 billion. Real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield is the both the largest potential IPO ($500 million) and the largest based on trailing 12-month sales ($7.23 billion). The pipeline is again heavy on health care offerings (11), industrials (five), financials (five) and, in a bit of a comeback, energy (four).

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Extra Space Storage Inc(EXR)

Extra Space Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It engages in property management and development activities that include acquiring, managing, developing, and selling, as well as the rental of self-storage facilities. As of December 31, 2006, Extra Space Storage owned interests in 567 properties located in 32 states and Washington, D.C., as well as managed 74 properties owned by franchisees or third parties. As a REIT, the company would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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    There are a handful of REITs in the public storage sector that are worth a look, including Public Storage (NYSE: PSA), Cubesmart (NYSE: CUBE), National Storage Affiliates (NYSE: NSA), and Extra Space Storage (NYSE: EXR).

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Extra Space Storage, Inc. (NYSE:EXR) CFO P Scott Stubbs sold 15,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.58, for a total value of $1,537,848.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 160,612 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $15,833,130.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Extra Space Storage, Inc. (NYSE:EXR) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 1,435 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $143,000.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: VIVUS, Inc.(VVUS)

VIVUS, Inc., incorporated on May 16, 1996, is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates in the development and commercialization of therapeutic products segment. It provides over two therapies approved by the United States Food and Drug Association (FDA), which include Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended release) for chronic weight management and STENDRA (Avanafil) for erectile dysfunction (ED). The Company is also developing Qsymia for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and diabetes. STENDRA is also approved by the European Commission (EC), under the name, SPEDRA, for the treatment of ED in the Europe.

Qsymia

The Company’s Qsymia is indicated for chronic weight management as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and physical activity in adult patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater or obese patients, or a BMI of 27 or greater or overweight patients, in the presence of approximately one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus or high cholesterol (dyslipidemia). The Company’s product incorporates a formulation combining doses of active ingredients from phentermine and topiramate. Qsymia is available in over 40,000 certified retail pharmacies across the country. The Company commercializes Qsymia in the United States through contract sales force, supported by an internal commercial team consisting of sales management, marketing and managed care professionals. The Company has completed the Phase II studies of Qsymia for the indication of OSA and diabetes. The Company also has rights for commercialization of Qsymia for OSA, obesity and diabetes across the world.

STENDRA

The Company’s STENDRA is an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor. The United States Food and Drug Association approved a Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for STENDRA. STENDRA is an ED medication indicated to be taken approximately 15 minutes before sexual activity. The Company has grant! ed license to Menarini Group to commercialize and promote SPEDRA for the treatment of ED in over 40 European countries, including the Europe, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, it has granted license to Endo International, plc to market STENDRA in the United States and Canada. The Company has also granted an exclusive license to Sanofi to commercialize avanafil in Africa, the Middle East, Turkey and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), including Russia.

The Company competes with Arena Pharmaceutical, Orexigen Therapeutics, Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Novo Nordisk A/S, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly.

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    Media stories about VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. VIVUS earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.022479468622 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.

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    Seadrill’s rally demonstrates how profitable penny stocks can be for savvy investors. With Seadrill’s gains already on the books, we’ll look at a stock that’s on track to generate tremendous returns – a small cap that just completed a groundbreaking acquisition with huge profit potential…

    Penny Stock Current Share Price Law Week’s Gain
    Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) $0.58 98.74%
    Vivis Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) $0.83 59.97%
    MEI Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP) $3.45 43.40%
    Transenterix Inc. (NYSE: TRXC) $3.15 35.72%
    Akers Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: AKER) $0.65 34.38%
    Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: GALT) $4.54 32.58%
    Phoenix New Media Ltd. (NYSE ADR: FENG) $5.65 32.22%
    Heat Biologics Inc. (Nasdaq: HTBX) $1.73 31.37%
    Bright Scholar Education Ltd. (NYSE ADR: BEDU) $18.51 29.03%
    21 Vianet Group Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) $7.36 28.72%

    These gains are incredibly exciting. However, not all penny stocks are equally strong investments.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Petroquest Energy Inc(PQ)

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and gas company. It engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of oil and gas properties in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas, as well as onshore and in the shallow waters offshore the Gulf Coast Basin. As of December 31, 2009, the company had estimated proved reserves of 1,931 thousand barrels of oil and 167,361 million cubic feet equivalent of natural gas. It owned working interests in 9 net producing oil wells and 277 net producing gas wells. PetroQuest Energy was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    News headlines about Petroquest Energy (NYSE:PQ) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Petroquest Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the energy company an impact score of 47.638327846877 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Tutor Perini Corporation(TPC)

Tutor Perini Corporation, formerly Perini Corporation, incorporated on January 5, 1918, is a construction company offering general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Civil, Building and Specialty Contractors. The Company offers general contracting, pre-construction planning and project management services, including the planning and scheduling of the manpower, equipment, materials and subcontractors required for a project. It also offers self-performed construction services, including site work, concrete forming and placement, steel erection, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC).

The Company’s state and local government customers include state transportation departments, metropolitan authorities, cities, municipal agencies, school districts and public universities. Its building construction services for state and local government customers include judicial and correctional facilities, schools and dormitories, healthcare facilities, convention centers, parking structures and other municipal buildings. Its civil contracting and building construction services are provided in locations throughout the country. Its private customers include real estate developers, healthcare companies, technology companies, hospitality and gaming resort owners, Native American sovereign nations, public corporations and private universities. Its federal government customers include the United States State Department, the United States Navy, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the United States Air Force and the National Park Service.

Civil Segment

The Company’s Civil segment specializes in public works construction and the repair, replacement and reconstruction of infrastructure across various geographic regions of the United States. Its civil contracting services include construction and rehabilitati! on of highways, bridges, mass-transit systems, and water management and wastewater treatment facilities. The Civil segment consists of the Company’s legacy heavy civil construction operations and three companies: Frontier-Kemper, Lunda Construction and Becho. Frontier-Kemper is a heavy civil contractor engaged in the constructing of tunnels for highways, railroads, subways and transit systems, shafts and other facilities for water supply, wastewater transport and hydroelectric projects, and the developing and equipping of mines with hoisting, elevator and vertical conveyance systems. Lunda Construction is a heavy civil contractor engaged in the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of bridges, railroads, and other civil structures in the Midwest and throughout the United States. Becho is engaged in drilling, foundation, and excavation support for shoring, bridges, piers, roads and highway projects in the southwestern United States.

Building Segment

The Company’s Building segment provides services to various specialized building markets for private and public works customers, including the hospitality and gaming, transportation, healthcare, corporate and municipal offices, sports and entertainment, education, correctional facilities, biotech, pharmaceutical, industrial and high-tech markets. The Building segment consists of various operating units that provide general contracting, design-build, preconstruction and construction services in various regions of the United States. Tutor Perini Building Corp. focuses on a range of building projects, including projects in the hospitality and gaming, commercial office, education, government facilities and multi-unit residential markets. Rudolph and Sletten focuses on a range of projects in California in the commercial office, technology, industrial, education and government facilities markets. Roy Anderson Corp. provides its services, including disaster rapid response services, to public and private customers throughout the south! eastern U! nited States. Perini Management Services provides construction and design-build services to the United States military and government agencies, as well as to surety companies and multi-national corporations in the United States and locations overseas.

The Company offers private and public building projects across an array of building end markets, including commercial offices, multi-unit residential, healthcare, hospitality and gaming transportation, education and entertainment. Its projects include an office and research and development building in northern California for a technology customer; the Panorama Tower in Miami, Florida; Tower C, Tower D and the Retail Gallery at Hudson Yards and the George Washington Bridge Bus Station redevelopment in New York City; the Washington Hospital expansion in Fremont, California; the Graton Rancheria Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, California; the Chumash Casino Resort expansion in Santa Ynez, California; the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D’Iberville, Mississippi; the Broadway Plaza retail development in Walnut Creek, California; Kaiser Hospital Buildings in San Leandro and Redwood City, California, and courthouses in San Bernardino and San Diego, California and Broward County, Florida. It also includes projects in the hospitality and gaming market, such as Resorts World New York Casino in Jamaica, New York, and CityCenter, The Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino, the Wynn Encore Hotel and Planet Hollywood, all in Las Vegas, Nevada. These projects span an array of building end markets.

Specialty Contractors Segment

The Company’s Specialty Contractors segment specializes in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, fire protection systems, and pneumatically placed concrete for a range of civil and building construction projects in the industrial, commercial, hospitality and gaming, and mass transit end markets. The Specialty Contractors segment consists of the operating units that provide services in various regions of the United! States, ! including Five Star Electric, Fisk Electric, WDF, Nagelbush, Desert Mechanical and Superior Gunite. Five Star Electric is a specialty contractor in New York City providing construction services in the electrical sector, including power, lighting, fire alarm, security, telecommunications, low voltage and wireless systems. Five Star Electric offers services to the public and private sectors, including residential, hotel and commercial towers, transportation, water treatment plants, schools and universities, healthcare, retail, sports and government facilities. Fisk Electric covers commercial, transportation and industrial electrical construction markets in the southwestern and southeastern United States. Fisk Electric is engaged in the design and the development of electrical and technology systems for projects spanning a range of project types, including commercial office buildings, sports arenas, hospitals, research laboratories, hotels and casinos, convention centers, manufacturing plants, refineries and water and wastewater treatment facilities. WDF, Nagelbush and Desert Mechanical each provide mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and fire protection services to a range of customers in a range of markets, including transportation, commercial/industrial, schools and universities and residential.

WDF services the New York City metropolitan region, Nagelbush operates in Florida and Desert Mechanical operates in the western United States. Superior Gunite specializes in pneumatically placed structural concrete utilized in infrastructure projects, such as bridges, dams, tunnels and retaining walls. Its electrical and mechanical projects include World Trade Center and at Hudson Yards in New York City; approximately two signal system modernization projects in New York City, and the hospital at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. It also supports projects in its Building and Civil segments, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement (SR-99 bored tunnel) project in Seattle, Washington; th! e McCarra! n International Airport Terminal 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada; the Resorts World New York Casino in Jamaica, New York; various segments of the Greenwich Street Corridor and East Side Access projects in New York City; the Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore project near Oakland, California; the New Irvington Tunnel in Fremont, California, and various marquee projects in the hospitality and gaming market, including CityCenter, The Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino and Planet Hollywood, all in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Company competes with Dragados USA, Flatiron Construction Corp., Fluor Corp., Granite Construction, Kiewit Corp., Skanska USA, Traylor Bros., Inc., The Walsh Group, AECOM, Balfour Beatty Construction, Clark Construction Group, DPR Construction, Gilbane, Inc., Hensel Phelps Construction Co., McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Suffolk Construction, Turner Construction Co. and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Tutor Perini Corp (NYSE:TPC) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $22.80.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(OMED)

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical development-stage biotechnology company, discovers and develops protein therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). Its product candidates target CSCs by blocking self-renewal and driving differentiation of CSCs toward a non-tumorigenic state, as well as impact bulk tumor cells. The companys product candidates and preclinical programs include Demcizumab (Anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), a humanized monoclonal antibody that is in two Phase II clinical trials and one Phase Ib/II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer; Anti-DLL4/Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) Bispecific, which has completed preclinical trial that targets and inhibits DLL4 and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF); Tarextumab (Anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5), a human monoclonal antibody that targets the Notch2 and Notch3 receptors that is in Phase II clinical trials; Brontictuzumab (Anti-Notch1, OMP-52M51), a human monoclonal antibody, which completed single-agent Phase I trial for the treatment of solid tumor; and Vantictumab ((Anti-Fzd7, OMP-18R5) that completed a Phase I single-agent trial in tumor patients. Its products also include Ipafricept (Fzd8-Fc, OMP-54F28), a fusion protein based Frizzled8 receptor or Fzd8, which is in Phase I single agent trial; Wnt biologic #3, an additional bispecific biologic product candidate in preclinical studies; Wnt small molecule inhibitors, which is in preclinical testing; and RSPO-LGR, a CSC pathway that is in preclinical study of antibodies. OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has strategic alliances with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to develop anti-CSC antibody therapeutics targeting the Notch signaling pathway; Bayer Pharma AG for anti-CSC biologic and small molecule therapeutics targeting the Wnt signaling pathway; and Celgene Corporation for anti-CSC product candidates. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Ternium S.A.(TX)

Ternium S.A. manufactures and processes various steel products in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, the United States, Central America, Colombia, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Steel and Mining. The Steel segment offers steel products, such as slabs, billets and round bars, hot-rolled coils and sheets, bars and stirrups, wire rods, cold-rolled coils and sheets, tin plates, hot dipped galvanized and electrogalvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, steel pipes and tubular products, beams, and roll formed products, as well as pre-engineered metal building systems. The Mining segment sells iron ore concentrates and pellets. The company serves various companies and small businesses that are operating in the construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, and energy industries. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ternium S.A. is a subsidiary of San Faustin S.A.

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    Shares of Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $37.50.

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.(HPP)

We are a full-service, vertically integrated real estate company focused on owning, operating and acquiring high-quality office properties and state-of-the-art media and entertainment properties in select growth markets primarily in Northern and Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. Our investment strategy focuses on high barrier-to-entry, in-fill locations with favorable, long-term supply demand characteristics in select markets, including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle, which we refer to as our target markets. As of December 31, 2015, our portfolio included office properties, comprising an aggregate of approximately 14.0 million square feet, and media and entertainment properties, comprising approximately 0.9 million square feet of sound-stage, office and supporting production facilities. We also own undeveloped density rights for approximately 2.6 million square feet of future office space.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $40.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock, up from their prior target price of $37.00.

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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Honeywell International Inc.(HON)

Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Its Aerospace segment provides turbine propulsion engines, auxiliary power units, environmental control and electric power systems, engine systems and accessories, avionic systems, aircraft lighting, inertial sensors, control products, space products and subsystems, and landing products for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, business and general aviation, military, space, and airport operations, as well as offers management and technical, logistics, aircraft wheels and brakes and repair, and overhaul services. The company?s Automation and Control Solutions segment provides environmental and combustion controls, and sensing controls; security and life safety products and services; scanning and mobility products; process automation products and solutions; and building solutions and services for homes, buildings, and industrial facilities. Its Specialty Materials segment prov ides resins and chemicals; hydrofluoric acid; fluorocarbons; fluorine specialties; nuclear services; performance chemicals; chemical processing sealants; fibers and composites; specialty films and additives; imaging and electronic chemicals; semiconductor materials and services; catalysts, adsorbents, and specialties; and renewable fuels and chemicals. It offers these products for refining, petrochemical, automotive, healthcare, agricultural, packaging, refrigeration, appliance, housing, semiconductor, wax, and adhesives segments. This segment also provides process technology and equipment for the petroleum refining, and petrochemical and gas processing industries. The company?s Transportation Systems segment provides charge-air systems; thermal systems; filters, spark plugs, electronic components, and car care products; and brake hard parts and other friction materials for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Morris Township, New Jersey.

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  • [By Jim Robertson]

    By staying away, Cramer meant staying away from retail stock in general and instead favor stocks like Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) and Salesforce.com(NYSE: CRM)as they work to make sure customers enjoy their experience and remember to come back along with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) which sells robotics to Amazon.

  • [By Lee Samaha]

    Based on management’s guidance for 2019 and the underlying trends in its business, you can make a strong case for buying stock in Honeywell International (NYSE:HON). The questions are whether the company can hit its guidance in 2019, and where in the guidance range it could be.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Advisors Asset Management Inc. decreased its holdings in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 0.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 148,891 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 538 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Honeywell International were worth $19,671,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Lee Samaha]

    Emerson’s key rival in automation solutions, Honeywell International (NYSE:HON), reported organic growth of only 1% in process solutions in its recent fourth quarter, and its management acknowledged that “oil price volatility in the fourth quarter may have temporarily delayed customer investment decisions.”

Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2022: Green Plains, Inc.(GPRE)

Green Plains Inc. (Green Plains), incorporated on June 29, 2004, is a vertically integrated producer, marketer and distributor of ethanol. The Company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Agribusiness, Marketing and Distribution, and Partnership. The Company has operations throughout the ethanol value chain, beginning upstream with its grain handling and storage operations, continuing through its ethanol, distiller’s grains and corn oil production operations, and ending downstream with its ethanol marketing, distribution and blending facilities. In addition, the Company owns an ethanol production facility in Hereford, Texas, which includes approximately 100 million gallons per year of production capacity, a corn oil extraction system and other related assets.

Ethanol Production

The Company’s Ethanol Production Segment is engaged in the production of ethanol and related distillers grain. Its ethanol production segment includes over 10 ethanol plants in Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The Company’s ethanol plants use a dry mill process to produce ethanol and co-products, such as wet, modified wet or dried distiller grains, as well as corn oil.

Agribusiness

The Company owns and operates grain handling and storage assets through its agribusiness segment, which has grain storage capacity of approximately 58.6 million bushels, with over 44.2 million bushels of storage capacity at the Company’s ethanol plants, approximately 11.6 million bushels of total storage capacity at its over four separate grain elevators and approximately 2.8 million bushels of storage capacity at its cattle feedlot operation. The Company owns a feedlot with the capacity to support over 70,000 head of cattle.

Marketing and Distribution

The Company’s Marketing and Distribution Segment is engaged in the sale, marketing and distribution of ethanol, distillers’ grains and corn oil produced at the Compan! y’s ethanol plants. The Marketing and Distribution segment is engaged in marketing and providing logistical services for ethanol and other commodities for a third-party ethanol producer.

Partnership

The Partnership segment provides fuel storage and transportation services through its over 30 ethanol storage facilities located at or near its approximately 10 ethanol production plants; over eight fuel terminal facilities located near rail lines, and a leased railcar fleet and other transportation assets. Partnership segment provides fuel storage and transportation services by owning, operating, developing and acquiring ethanol and fuel storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets and other related assets and businesses.

The Company competes with Archer Daniels Midland Company, POET, Flint Hills Resources and Valero Energy Corporation.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    While all producers have paid the price of a grossly oversupplied market in recent years, none has suffered as much as Green Plains (NASDAQ:GPRE). The business is much more dependent on ethanol output and selling prices than peers Archer Daniels Midland or Valero Energy, which generate the majority of their income from agricultural raw materials and petroleum refining, respectively.

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Best Undervalued Stocks To Own Right Now

Activist investor Paul Singer and his Elliott Management is waging part II of its battle at Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) – the specialized engineering aluminum company that spun off from Alcoa (NYSE:AA) last year. ARNC CEO Klaus Kleinfeld recently likened Paul Singer to The Godfather’s Michael Corleone.

Elliott owns over 12% of ARNC, choosing to stick with the company even after the breakup, calling it undervalued. It’s nominated five members for the ARNC board and plans on overthrowing the CEO. The plan is to bring on former Spirit Aerosystems (NYSE:SPR) CEO Larry Lawson, who navigated similar operational issues that ARNC is facing. Kleinfeld didn’t “save” the company during the financial crisis, and Kleinfeld was against the split. It’s time for management change. With Elliott’s suggested improvements in EBITDA at ARNC, the fund has a $46 price target on the aluminum firm.

Best Undervalued Stocks To Own Right Now: IPG Photonics Corporation(IPGP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Chris Lange]

    The S&P 500 stock posting the largest daily percentage loss in the S&P 500 ahead of the close was IPG Photonics Corp. (NASDAQ: IPGP) which fell about 13.5% to $133.16. The stock’s 52-week range is $132.88 to $264.11. Volume was 3.7 million compared to the daily average volume of less than 1 million.

  • [By Danny Vena]

    Expectations were subdued going into the fourth-quarter fiscal report for IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP). Last quarter, investors were rattled when the industrial laser maker reported that “global macroeconomic and geopolitical headwinds have persisted into the fourth quarter, affecting our business along with others in the sector,” according to CEO Valentin Gapontsev. Those conditions included weakness in China and Europe, two of IPG’s biggest markets, causing year-over-year declines in revenue and earnings.

  • [By Anders Bylund]

    Shares of several fiber-optic networking stocks rose at least 12% in February, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Fiber lasers manufacturer IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) led the pack with a 16.6% gain. Long-haul networking expert Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) added 16.1%, laser and optics specialist Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) rose 12.6%, and optoelectronic components maker II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI) posted an 11.9% return.

Best Undervalued Stocks To Own Right Now: Scorpio Tankers Inc.(STNG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Wednesday afternoon, the energy shares gained 0.74 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE: PGH), up 12 percent, and Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG), up 12 percent.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) gapped down before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $1.75, but opened at $1.82. Scorpio Tankers shares last traded at $1.81, with a volume of 169888 shares traded.

  • [By Rich Smith]

    Stocks don’t always make sense — a fact investors should be happy about after Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNG) posted a quarterly loss and an earnings miss this morning and then rocketed 15% in early trading.

Best Undervalued Stocks To Own Right Now: Ternium S.A.(TX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    TT International cut its position in Ternium (NYSE:TX) by 24.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 865,613 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 277,967 shares during the quarter. Ternium makes up about 1.2% of TT International’s holdings, making the stock its 10th biggest position. TT International owned about 0.43% of Ternium worth $28,123,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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

    Viveve Medical (NASDAQ:VIVE) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $39.50.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    TransferCoin (TX) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. It was first traded on August 11th, 2015. TransferCoin’s total supply is 7,084,089 coins. TransferCoin’s official website is txproject.io. The Reddit community for TransferCoin is /r/TXPRJ and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. TransferCoin’s official message board is transfercointx.pw. TransferCoin’s official Twitter account is @Transfer_dev.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Ternium SA (NYSE:TX)’s share price rose 5.7% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $28.51 and last traded at $28.29. Approximately 746,052 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 106% from the average daily volume of 362,371 shares. The stock had previously closed at $26.76.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Shares of Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $37.50.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now

I really have an active dislike for the term “blue-chip stock.”

Plain and simple: the term is outdated. A lot of large-cap familiar names are still called “blue-chip stock” when they are nothing of the kind. If you can’t rid the term “blue-chip stock” from your lexicon, then it should at least apply to a whole new stream of companies.

“Blue-chip stock” used to refer to companies that were constantly growing earnings in the high single-digits or more in terms of percentage, had a fortress balance sheet and were constantly innovating. The seven stocks I’m about to talk about have either none of these traits or, at best, have a really solid balance sheet.

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Blue-Chip Stocks That Aren’t Really Blue Chips: IBM

Let’s start with International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), a former blue-chip stock, which the world has left so far behind that even Warren Buffett sold out of his position.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: M&T Bank Corporation(MTB)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Coho Partners Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) by 24.1% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,744 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 339 shares during the quarter. Coho Partners Ltd.’s holdings in M&T Bank were worth $322,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in M&T Bank Co. (NYSE:MTB) by 17.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 241,374 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 35,785 shares during the quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.17% of M&T Bank worth $44,499,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    NEXT Financial Group Inc bought a new stake in M&T Bank Co. (NYSE:MTB) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 1,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $165,000.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Evercore ISI upgraded shares of M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) from an in-line rating to an outperform rating in a report issued on Monday morning, Marketbeat reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    M&T Bank (NYSE: MTB) and S.Y. Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.(ETE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    On the surface, Energy Transfer Partners’ ultra-high-yielding payout looks like it’s on solid ground. During the first quarter of 2018, the company covered it with cash flow by a comfortable 1.1 times after adjusting for the support provided by parent company Energy Transfer Equity (NYSE:ETE), which has temporarily reduced its management fees to help its MLP fund a large slate of expansion projects. That’s a noticeable improvement from the year-ago quarter when Energy Transfer Partners would have paid out all its cash flow, and then some, if it weren’t for the assistance of Energy Transfer Equity.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Midstream giant Energy Transfer Equity (NYSE:ETE) has been excruciatingly volatile over the past few years. At one point, units of the master limited partnership (MLP) lost more than 80% of their value, and they are currently about 50% below their peak. While the volatility has moderated somewhat this year — with units flat overall — they’ve still been all over the map, up almost 10% at one point before plunging double-digits and then recovering.

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    These are the top 5 holdings of Delphi Financial Group IncTwo Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) – 3,751,809 shares, 23.18% of the total portfolio. Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) – 2,979,000 shares, 20.1% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 91.45%Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) – 2,690,074 shares, 20.02% of the total portfolio. TPG Specialty Lending Inc (TSLX) – 1,482,024 shares, 10.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 4.83%Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (BXMT) – 773,226 shares, 9.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added b

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Energy Transfer Equity LP Unit (NYSE:ETE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $21.00 target price on the pipeline company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $19.00. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 14.88% from the company’s previous close.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Ternium S.A.(TX)

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  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) shares gained 86.76 percent to close at $11.00 on Thursday.
    Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CRK) shares climbed 47.06 percent to close at $7.00 after the company disclosed a deal with Arkoma Drilling L.P. and Williston Drilling, L.P. to buy oil & gas properties in North Dakota. Comstock announced withdrawal of tender offers for outstanding secured notes.
    Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: CDAY) gained 41.86 percent to close at $31.21.
    MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO) shares rose 26.5 percent to close at $22.20 as the company posted upbeat Q2 results and raised its FY18 outlook.
    Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (NYSE: CCM) jumped 24.92 percent to close at $4.06.
    Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) shares climbed 23.26 percent to close at $2.65 after the company agreed to be purchased by NICE Ltd.
    Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) rose 24.44 percent to close at $422.50 as the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter on Wednesday.
    Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT) gained 17.75 percent to close at $18.64 following upbeat Q1 earnings.
    PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI) rose 16.59 percent to close at $12.30 following Q1 results.
    Zymeworks Inc. (NASDAQ: ZYME) rose 16.06 percent to close at $15.25.
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) shares climbed 14.5 percent to close at $121.42 as the company posted reported Q1 beat And raised FY18 outlook.
    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) shares gained 13.7 percent to close at $11.04 as the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter.
    Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXSM) rose 13.21 percent to close at $3.00 after the company disclosed a positive outcome of the interim analysis of STRIDE-1 Phase 3 trial of AXS-05 in treatment resistant depression.
    O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) jumped 13.06 percent to close at $257.40 following upbeat Q1 profit.
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  • [By Max Byerly]

    TransferCoin (TX) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the Proof of Stake hashing algorithm. It was first traded on August 11th, 2015. TransferCoin’s total supply is 7,084,089 coins. TransferCoin’s official website is txproject.io. The Reddit community for TransferCoin is /r/TXPRJ and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. TransferCoin’s official message board is transfercointx.pw. TransferCoin’s official Twitter account is @Transfer_dev.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    TransferCoin (CURRENCY:TX) traded down 3.4% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on September 10th. Over the last week, TransferCoin has traded down 36% against the U.S. dollar. TransferCoin has a market capitalization of $1.44 million and $52,523.00 worth of TransferCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. One TransferCoin coin can now be bought for $0.22 or 0.00003424 BTC on major exchanges including Bittrex, Livecoin, Cryptopia and YoBit.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Teladoc, Inc.(TDOC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    Absent a groundswell in medical school enrollment, new models of healthcare delivery — such as telehealth — may be the only way to maintain quality of care while also increasing patient access meaningfully enough to bend the cost curve. Telehealth solutions, such as those offered by Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC), can reduce supply bottlenecks by filling empty slots in schedules and offering access outside of traditional doctor’s office hours. It frees doctors up to see more patients by reducing administrative burdens, including billing, and because telehealth doctors don’t need office space to see patients, it may provide a new, less-costly business model for providers, as well.

  • [By Chris Hill]

    In today’s episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser go through some of the messy metrics from this quarter and explain which areas long-term investors should focus on to track how the company is doing. Also, Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) clocked in another good quarter, but how can the restaurant grow from here? Virtual healthcare provider Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) reports earnings later today, and long-term investors should watch for progress in these key metrics. Tune in to find out more.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $50.70 and last traded at $50.60, with a volume of 673212 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $49.85.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. grew its position in Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) by 45.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,609 shares of the health services provider’s stock after buying an additional 3,642 shares during the quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Teladoc were worth $674,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Capital Southwest Corporation(CSWC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 26th will be paid a dividend of 0.29 per share by the asset manager on Monday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 25th. This is a boost from Capital Southwest’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Advisors Asset Management Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 82,556 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 4,935 shares during the quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Capital Southwest were worth $2,164,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Newell Rubbermaid Inc.(NWL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) traded down nearly 4.2% Friday and posted a new 52-week low of $22.60 after closing Thursday at $23.58. The stock’s 52-week high is $55.08. Volume totaled around 10.6 million, about 40% above the daily average of around 1.1 million. The company’ CFO plans to retire at the end of the year after just two years with the firm.

  • [By Jamal Carnette, CFA]

    If there’s a company that’s recently been an example of misguided acquisition, it would be Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL). The company paid approximately $13.2 billion for Jarden Brands in late 2015, with the expectation that the combination would afford synergies and the scale needed to lower costs and more effectively compete against other consumer-focused brands.

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    Shares of PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) are on the move after the snack and beverage company reported earnings before the bell. Shares topped $114 after the firm’s report came in line with Wall Street earnings expectations of $1.49. However, the firm did offer a weaker profit outlook thanks to higher CAPEX and a stronger U.S. dollar. Warren Buffett is back at it again. According to SEC filings, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) bought a large stake in cyber giant Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT). The firm cut its holdings in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and completely sold off its position in Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL). TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) shares plunged more than 17% after the company fell well short of earnings and revenue expectations after the bell yesterday. The firm also issued weak quarterly and full-year guidance. TrueCar reported earnings per share of $0.03, missing expectations by $0.02. Revenue of $91.1 million missed consensus expectations of $95.7 million. Ongoing weakness in the auto industry and global macroeconomic factors are hurting TrueCar and its competitors. On Friday, look for earnings reports from Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE), Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO), Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL), and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. (NYSE: RBS).
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    Activist investor-pressured Mr. Coffee maker Newell Brands (NWL) plans to announce the terms of the first wave of divestitures contemplated in an initial $6 billion asset sale plan in the coming weeks, according to Wells Fargo analysts.

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Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Nabors Industries Ltd.(NBR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) gapped up prior to trading on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $6.13, but opened at $6.27. Nabors Industries shares last traded at $6.29, with a volume of 6673544 shares changing hands.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 27th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 11th will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share by the oil and gas company on Tuesday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 10th.

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) also came with an Overweight rating with a $9 price target. Its shares were last seen up 3.5% at $6.30. The consensus analyst target is $9.32, and the 52-week range is $5.32 to $8.87.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: LINE Corporation (LN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Line (NYSE:LN) and HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Headlines about Line (NYSE:LN) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Line earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 47.2836347777767 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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    But as platforms such as Line (LN) and Tencent’s (TCEHY) WeChat show, Messenger and WhatsApp each have tremendous potential to be monetized through some mixture of ads, payments, e-commerce services and in-app transactions. WeChat, which just topped 1 billion MAUs, is believed to have accounted for a healthy portion of the $36.4 billion in revenue Tencent produced last year. Line, which had 168 million MAUs at the end of last year, had 2017 revenue of 167 billion yen ($1.56 billion).

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Line (NYSE:LN) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.(ARE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Bank of Nova Scotia trimmed its stake in shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) by 12.2% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 11,358 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,574 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia’s holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities were worth $1,434,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Aecon Group Inc (TSE:ARE) – Desjardins issued their Q3 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Aecon Group in a note issued to investors on Thursday, March 7th. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.84 per share for the quarter. Desjardins also issued estimates for Aecon Group’s Q4 2019 earnings at $0.57 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.03 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $1.17 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $1.23 EPS.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.85-$7.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.94. Alexandria Real Estate Equities also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $6.85-7.05 EPS.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Rhumbline Advisers lessened its holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 196,043 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 526 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities were worth $24,735,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Aecon Group Inc. (TSE:ARE) – Stock analysts at Desjardins cut their FY2018 earnings estimates for Aecon Group in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, May 24th. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.96 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $1.14. Desjardins currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock.

Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Watch Right Now: Evoke Pharma, Inc.(EVOK)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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

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    Evoke Pharma (EVOK) Given a $9.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts (americanbankingnews.com) Evoke Pharma (EVOK) Announces FDA Acceptance of Gimoti NDA (zacks.com) FDA to Review Gimoti for Diabetic Gastroparesis in Adult Women (empr.com) Evoke Pharma’s Gimoti™ NDA Accepted for FDA Review (finance.yahoo.com)

    Shares of NASDAQ EVOK traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $2.44. 56,399 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 83,661. The stock has a market cap of $42.58 million, a PE ratio of -2.94 and a beta of 1.46. Evoke Pharma has a 52-week low of $1.85 and a 52-week high of $4.09.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018

Altum Research is about finding value. While I am definitely not complaining that biotech has rallied, some very interesting companies (SAGE, FATE, PIRS, CBAY, SGMO, etc.) are just too high in price for me to put money in. However there is always value in biotech, sometimes it is just difficult to find! I’m putting up some preliminary names that I’ll be following up on in the weeks and months to come. Let’s take a look.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:AGTC)

This is a gene therapy company working on some rare diseases. Like most gene therapy companies around, it uses AAV vectors to deliver genes that repair unfunctional or mis-functional genes.

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Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited(CNR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) – Cormark raised their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Canadian National Railway in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, April 10th. Cormark analyst D. Tyerman now expects that the transportation company will post earnings per share of $1.15 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.14.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Wall Street analysts expect that Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) will announce $1.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Canadian National Railway’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.06 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.97. Canadian National Railway reported earnings per share of $1.00 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 2%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: ConAgra Foods, Inc.(CAG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Change (CURRENCY:CAG) traded up 8.4% against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 21:00 PM Eastern on April 20th. One Change token can now be purchased for approximately $0.21 or 0.00002362 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including EtherDelta and Kucoin. Change has a total market cap of $7.72 million and approximately $56,746.00 worth of Change was traded on exchanges in the last day. In the last seven days, Change has traded up 26.7% against the U.S. dollar.

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG) is expected to release its most recent quarterly report early Thursday. The consensus forecast calls for $0.55 in EPS on $2.0 billion in revenue. Shares closed at $36.61 on Friday. The consensus target price is $42.21, and shares have changed hands between $32.16 and $41.63 in the past year.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Rhumbline Advisers reduced its stake in shares of Conagra Brands (NYSE:CAG) by 4.4% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 744,090 shares of the company’s stock after selling 34,068 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Conagra Brands were worth $27,442,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.(APTS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Preferred Apartment (NYSE:APTS) – Research analysts at B. Riley raised their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Preferred Apartment in a note issued to investors on Thursday, May 3rd. B. Riley analyst C. Kucera now expects that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $1.45 for the year, up from their prior estimate of $1.44. B. Riley currently has a “Hold” rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Preferred Apartment’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.40 EPS.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: ConocoPhillips(COP)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    Three Stocks to Watch Today: COP, HD, HSBC
    ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) has seized assets from the Venezuelan-owned firm PDVSA in the Caribbean. The company won a court case that will allow it to take over assets owned by the Venezuelan government. The court enabled the seizures as part of a broader plan to allow the firm to recoup roughly $2 billion following the 2007 nationalization of its assets in Venezuela by the huge Castro-led government.
    Monday will be a quiet day on the earnings front. Investors are looking to Tuesday’s calendar, when The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reports earnings. Tomorrow, Wall Street analysts expect that Home Depot will report earnings per share of $2.07 on top of $25.2 billion in revenue. Investors will be hoping that the company reports strong profits thanks to an improving U.S. economy and the recent tax reform law.
    Expect a lot of chatter today about blockchain technology. That’s because ING Bank and HSBC Holdings Plc.(NYSE: HSBC) announced over the weekend that they engaged in their first trade ever using blockchain technology. The two engaged in a trade on behalf of Cargill to finance a shipment of soybeans from Argentina to Malaysia.
    Today, look for earnings reports from Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A), Itron Inc.(Nasdaq: ITRI), Vipshop Holdings Ltd.(Nasdaq: VIPS), Amyris Biotechnologies Inc. (Nasdaq: AMRS), Sky Solar Holdings Ltd.(Nasdaq: SKYS), Mazor Robotics Ltd.(Nasdaq: MZOR), China Lodging Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: HTHT), and Mimecast Ltd.(Nasdaq: MIME).

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  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has worked hard to differentiate itself from other oil companies by focusing on creating value for investors as opposed to growing at all costs. That plan continued paying dividends during the first quarter, as the company blew past expectations. That strong showing sets the U.S. oil giant up for an exceptional year.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Before markets open Friday, the two energy producers among the 30 Dow Jones industrial stocks will be reporting first-quarter results. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron Corp. (NYSE: COP) are both expected to show higher revenues and profits, largely as a result of higher commodity prices. But there are other issues at play as well.

  • [By Todd Shriber, ETF Professor]

    CFRA has Buy or Strong Buy ratings on 31 energy stocks, including XLE top 10 holdings such as Chevron and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP).

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    “Bell added that President Trump's decision to exit the Iran deal will lead to sanctions on Iran, which is OPEC's third largest supplier of oil, averaging 3.8 million barrels per day (mmb/d),” said Rosenbluth. “CFRA expects Iran's output to be realistically reduced by about 300,000 b/d. CFRA's equity analytical team thinks investing opportunities are found in not only upstream E&P companies, but also downstream refiners as the spread between WTI and Brent prices widen.”

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Whittier Trust Co. grew its holdings in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) by 15.8% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 11,978 shares of the energy producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,635 shares during the period. Whittier Trust Co.’s holdings in ConocoPhillips were worth $710,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: MB Financial Inc.(MBFI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    MB Financial (NASDAQ: MBFI) and Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: MDC Partners Inc.(MDCA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    In particular, Birchenough notes that he has increased confidence in the results due for Aeglea’s lead product candidate pegzilarginase- an enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of Arginase deficiency and solid tumors.

    MDC Partners (MDCA) Current share price: $7.55

    Keep a close eye on MDC Partners- a fast-growing marketing and communications network. Most interestingly, MDC has just been upgraded by five-star Wells Fargo analyst Peter Stabler. His shift in sentiment comes with a bullish $11 price target (46% upside potential).

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Shares of MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA) were down 37 percent to $4.32 after a first-quarter earnings miss.

    Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) was down, falling around 29 percent to $2.9199 after the company reported downbeat Q1 earnings.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA) fell 23.4 percent to $5.25 in pre-market trading after a first-quarter earnings miss.
    Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) shares fell 15.1 percent to $3.48 in pre-market trading after the company reported downbeat Q1 earnings.
    Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) fell 14 percent to $13.15 in pre-market trading after the company posted downbeat Q2 earnings and lowered FY18 organic growth guidance.
    Myomo, Inc. (NYSE: MYO) fell 13.2 percent to $3.10 in pre-market trading after reporting downbeat quarterly results.
    Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) shares fell 10.7 percent to $14.13 in pre-market trading after climbing 8.50 percent on Wednesday.
    BT Group plc (NYSE: BT) fell 9 percent to $14.80 in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results and announced plans to cut 13,000 jobs over the next three years.
    Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) fell 8.3 percent to $19.90 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that IMblaze370 Phase 3 pivotal trial of atezolizumab and cobimetinib in patients with heavily pretreated locally advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer did not meet primary endpoint.
    Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN) fell 8.2 percent to $10.80 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
    Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA) shares fell 7.4 percent to $43.00 in pre-market trading. Synaptics reported better-than-expected earnings for its third quarter, while sales missed estimates.
    Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) shares fell 7.4 percent to $76.23 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 earnings.
    Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) shares fell 7 percent to $59.36 in pre-market trading. Integra LifeSciences priced its 5.25 million share public offering of common stock at $58.50 per share.
    Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) shares fell 6.9 percent to $12.75 in pre-m

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: Intercontinental Exchange Inc.(ICE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    iDice (CURRENCY:ICE) traded down 3.3% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 21:00 PM E.T. on April 20th. iDice has a total market cap of $85,719.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of iDice was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, iDice has traded 21.8% higher against the U.S. dollar. One iDice token can currently be bought for about $0.0546 or 0.00000680 BTC on exchanges including CoinExchange and Mercatox.

  • [By ]

    In addition, Corvex Management’s Keith Meister reported owning new significant stakes in Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ( (ICE) ), Microsoft Corp.  (MSFT) , Monsanto Co. (MON) , Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) , Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) and Servicenow Inc. (NOW)

  • [By Tyler Crowe]

    With this in mind, I thought I would share three companies that I recently added to my portfolio: uniform rental company Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), beauty and personal care product retailer Estee Lauder Company (NYSE:EL), and global market maker Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE). Here’s why I think they are great investments and why they made it into my portfolio.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    For the details of University of Tennessee’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=University+of+Tennessee

    These are the top 5 holdings of University of TennesseeVanguard Total World Stock Index (VT) – 1,059,959 shares, 71.1% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 22.85%Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) – 396,870 shares, 28.9% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 15.41%Add

  • [By Selena Maranjian]

    You can also opt for exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that focus on the same indexes — such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF(NYSEMKT: SPY), Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEMKT: VTI), and Vanguard Total World Stock ETF (NYSEMKT: VT). You can balance out your portfolio with bonds via index mutual funds and ETFs, too. The Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEMKT: BND) is one such option.

Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: Ternium S.A.(TX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Sumitomo (OTCMKTS: SSUMY) and Ternium (NYSE:TX) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and profitability.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    TT International cut its position in Ternium (NYSE:TX) by 24.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 865,613 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 277,967 shares during the quarter. Ternium makes up about 1.2% of TT International’s holdings, making the stock its 10th biggest position. TT International owned about 0.43% of Ternium worth $28,123,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Genprex, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX) shares gained 86.76 percent to close at $11.00 on Thursday.
    Comstock Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CRK) shares climbed 47.06 percent to close at $7.00 after the company disclosed a deal with Arkoma Drilling L.P. and Williston Drilling, L.P. to buy oil & gas properties in North Dakota. Comstock announced withdrawal of tender offers for outstanding secured notes.
    Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: CDAY) gained 41.86 percent to close at $31.21.
    MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO) shares rose 26.5 percent to close at $22.20 as the company posted upbeat Q2 results and raised its FY18 outlook.
    Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (NYSE: CCM) jumped 24.92 percent to close at $4.06.
    Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) shares climbed 23.26 percent to close at $2.65 after the company agreed to be purchased by NICE Ltd.
    Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) rose 24.44 percent to close at $422.50 as the company reported stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter on Wednesday.
    Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT) gained 17.75 percent to close at $18.64 following upbeat Q1 earnings.
    PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI) rose 16.59 percent to close at $12.30 following Q1 results.
    Zymeworks Inc. (NASDAQ: ZYME) rose 16.06 percent to close at $15.25.
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) shares climbed 14.5 percent to close at $121.42 as the company posted reported Q1 beat And raised FY18 outlook.
    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) shares gained 13.7 percent to close at $11.04 as the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter.
    Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXSM) rose 13.21 percent to close at $3.00 after the company disclosed a positive outcome of the interim analysis of STRIDE-1 Phase 3 trial of AXS-05 in treatment resistant depression.
    O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) jumped 13.06 percent to close at $257.40 following upbeat Q1 profit.
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Top 10 Value Stocks For 2018: Kamada Ltd.(KMDA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ: KMDA) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.02 per share on revenue of $24.02 million.

    Concordia International Corp. (NASDAQ: CXRX) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $143.80 million.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Retail stocks are in focus after the U.S. Census Bureau released monthly sales figures before the bell Tuesday. The bureau said that retail sales increased by 0.3% in April, a figure that matched trade expectations. Markets had expected consumer spending to increase, however home improvement sales were not the major factor that most expected. This was evident from The Home Depot’s earnings report. Markets are increasingly optimistic over U.S. trade negotiations with China. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s No. 1 economic advisor will visit the United States this week to continue the nation’s dialogue with America. In addition, roughly 100 companies and trade associations will be sounding off to the Trump administration about the potential impact of tariffs in the Chinese markets.
    Stocks to Watch Today: TSLA, AMZN, GS
    Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is in focus thanks to tax policy in Seattle. On Monday, the Seattle’s City Council passed a bill that will tax Amazon and 131 other companies $275 per employee each year in order to create a fund to address homelessness in the Seattle. The tax is half what was originally proposed and remains a contentious issue for Amazon, which is the city’s biggest employer. Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) is sounding the alarm about the state of the markets. The company warned that the U.S. budget deficit is increasing while America’s unemployment rate is falling. This hasn’t occurred since the World War II. The bank believes that the combination of the two could cause the Fed to spike interest rates in the near future. This comes at a time when the Fed has already lost control of interest rates. Look for additional earnings reports from Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP), Bitauto Holding Ltd.(Nasdaq: BITA), Virtusa Corp. (Nasdaq: VRTU), Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.(Nasdaq: ENT), and Kamada Ltd. (Nasdaq: KMDA).

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Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018

The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the higher growth companies from their radar, as higher growth companies generally have lower payout ratios than their slower growth counterparts.

As a result, many of the same old slow-growing blue chips like Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), and General Mills (NYSE:GIS) are widely held and discussed in the “Dividends” section of Seeking Alpha, while other higher growth opportunities are passed over. This is unfortunate, because there are several very high quality companies that are being disqualified simply because of a lower yield.

These lower yield, higher growth companies can be excellent investments for those with an extended time horizon, and even for retirees they can be a nice boost for a portfolio. For all the angst of wanting enough immediate income, a freshly minted retiree should realize that they are also likely looking at a 20 year time frame for their investments. As the ssa.gov life expectancy calculator shows, a male turning 62 years old in 2016 can expect to live an additional 21.6 years.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.(GMCR)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jonas Elmerraji]

    As badly as short sellers want to hate on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR), betting against the multiyear rally in this $12.7 billion beverage stock has been about as wise as eating from a box with a skull and crossbones on it. And as a bull market continues to lift all ships, Green Mountain’s ship is going to keep floating above the others.

    Green Mountain owns Keurig, the brand of beverage brewers that use self-contained K-Cups to make coffee, teas, and other drinks. While Keurig’s “fad” status has certainly helped tip the deck against GMCR, the fact remains that the firm has done most of the hard work in getting Keurig machines accepted by consumers. With brewers essentially ubiquitous at this point, the firm is able to make money on its cash cow: the K-Cups.

    Keurig’s individual-serving cups have big margins and a big installed base. With huge convenience and the relatively large sunk cost that consumers have put into their Keurig machines, it’s a sticky business with big switching costs. Consumers who buy a Keurig are much less likely to spend the money on a competing brand of proprietary coffee pods.

    I’ve said before that GMCR is far from cheap right now. But its momentum trajectory is showing few signs of fizzling out, especially as direct competitors such as Starbucks (SBUX) continue to sell K-Cups of their own. Don’t bet against GMCR in September – buy this Rocket Stock instead.

  • [By Canadian Value]

    So Im going to stick my next out and share my views on four battleground stocks that are among my favorite shorts: World Acceptance (WRLD), Green Mountain (GMCR), Herbalife (HLF), and InterOil (IOC). And next week at the Value Investing Congress I will present another short, my largest.

  • [By David Sterman]

    But for short sellers in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (Nasdaq: GMCR), there's another outcome: They've been badly burned as shares have surged, but they insist they've been right all along, and it's only a matter of time before the stock crashes and burns.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: Ternium S.A.(TX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) jumped on Wednesday: up more than 10% by 2:30 p.m. EST. While the steelmaker reported weaker-than-expected earnings after the closing bell yesterday, it provided optimistic guidance and announced a compelling acquisition.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: Shire plc(SHPG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Macaluso and David Williamson]

    At the end of last week, a Bloomberg article revealed that Shire (NASDAQ: SHPG  ) and pharmaceutical giant Sanofi (NYSE: SNY  ) may be circling ViroPharma (NASDAQ: VPHM  ) . The the following video, from The Motley Fool’s health care show Market Checkup, analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso take a close look at ViroPharma and discuss the recent interest in this small biotech company.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Specialty pharmaceuticals Shire (SHPG) and Mallinckrodt (MNK) soared today following their better-than-expected earnings, while Morgan Stanley worried about Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s (VRX) ability to sell its unwanted assets.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    We highlight the key takeaways below, which have read-throughs for brand drug companies we cover such asAllergan (AGN), Shire (SHPG), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Mallinckrodt,Endo International and Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), among others.

  • [By Todd Campbell]

    The partnered portfolio includes Movantik and Adynovate, which are licensed to AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) and Shire (NASDAQ:SHPG), respectively.

    Movantik won Food and Drug Administration approval in September 2014 for use in relievingopioid constipation, and Nektar Therapeutics reports that annual prescriptions jumped 270% year over year in 2016. Currently, Movantik is selling at an annualized clip of about $160 million, and according to the licensing agreement, Nektar Therapeutics receives a 20% plus royalty on U.S. sales, plus potential sales milestone payments.

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    That’s why its worth pointing out that just yesterday, small cap cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceutical stock Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (OTCQB: VBIO) announced the appointment of Tracy Rockney, J.D. to the position of Senior Regulatory Advisor. In addition to being the Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer of OneSource Regulatory, a regulatory consulting firm, Rockney was previously:

    From May 2010 to May 2015, she was the VP, Regulatory Affairs at AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV) leading the executive functions related to regulatory policy and intelligence. From August 1993 to January 2005, she held positions of increasing responsibility with Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE), formerly Wyeth.  From January 2005 to April 2010, she held positions with Shire PLC (NASDAQ: SHPG), including serving as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs. This included responsibilities as Therapeutic Area Head for Shire’s Gastrointestinal Business Unit, Regulatory Advertising & Promotion and CMC. Rockney led the regulatory team and negotiations with the FDA for LIALDA which are part of the drug class of aminosalicylates that are now part of the clinical standard-of-care for treating inflammatory bowel disease. LIALDA™ was found to be effective in Phase 3 trials for inducing remission of active mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis after eight weeks of treatment. LIALDA™ (also now marketed as Mezavant®) had 2016 U.S. sales of $714 million – up 16% relative to 2015 sales.

    Rockney’s work for Shire is of particular interest to Vitality Biopharma which has developed a new class of cannabinoid prodrugs (medications or compounds that, after administration, are converted within the body into a pharmacologically active drug), known as cannabosides, which upon ingestion can enable the selective delivery of THC and cannabidiol (CBD) to the gastrointestinal tract. Cannabosides could provide therapeutic benefits for infl

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: Pound/Rand(PX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    The last twelve months haven’t been kind to Praxair (PX) and Air Products & Chemicals (APD), but UBS analyst John Roberts and team argue that’s about to change, as they upgrade their shares to Buy from Neutral arguing that their earnings can withstand a slowing global economy:

    In our view, the two stocks are more alike than different. NTM P/Es are within ~0.5 pts of each other. Both stocks have declined ~20% from their historical highs the largest corrections in 20+ years aside from the financial crisis…

    Industrial gas stocks have normally grown through changes in FX, oil & China demand within normal historical ranges. And investor concerns around China forAir Products & Chemicals may still prove much bigger than reality. Nevertheless, the combination of FX & oil sector impacts on Praxair, and FX & China issues for Air Products & Chemicals, have been much larger than previously seen. With oil already down, the dollar already appreciated, & China concerns already heightened we believe forward basis would appear to carry only normal risks (& lower if FX & oil are mean-reverting, which some theories support).

    Normal high single digit EPS growth projected for both in 2017 vs 2016: Four large firms serve 70%+ of the global merchant gas market, and price normally contributes ~2% to growth. Customer older captive units being outsourced contributes another 2%. Secular drivers for oxygen include energy savings (i.e. O2 burns more efficiently than air), life sciences (healthcare & microbial processes) nitrogen secular drivers include increasing purity requirements (food freezing & semiconductors). Topline growth ~2x global GDP more normal, with EPS growth ~2x sales growth due to high fixed costs (key variable costs are inexpensive air & power).

    Financial crisis demand drop was only a few %, in line with global GDP drop Most chemicals volumes dropped 10%+ (some 40%

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: RetailMeNot, Inc.(SALE)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    As for individual stocks, RetailMeNot (NASDAQ:SALE) and SUPERVALU (NYSE:SVU) attracted heavy investor interest following merger and acquisition news.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Shares of RetailMeNot Inc (NASDAQ: SALE) got a boost, shooting up 12 percent to $8.42. RetailMeNot announced after Thursday’s close it has entered into an agreement to acquire GiftCard Zen, a secondary marketplace for gift cards. The company reported preliminary Q1 revenue of $54 million to $54.5 million and FY16 revenue of $228 million to $241 million.

Hot Blue Chip Stocks To Invest In 2018: Xerium Technologies Inc.(XRM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By kiplinger]

     52-week high: $18.93 


    52-week low: $11.01 

    Annual revenues: $492.9 million 

    Xerium Technologies (XRM), a manufacturer of products used in papermaking, is a favorite of micro-cap expert Dan Abramowitz, who heads Hillson Financial Management, in Rockville, Md. Abramowitz calls the company “a turnaround story that is now at an inflection point.” Changes that a new management team put into effect in 2012 should start bearing fruit. The stock’s price-earnings ratio is a mere 7, based on the average of analysts’ earnings estimates for 2016.