Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now

Good Times Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:GTIM) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2017. Good Times Restaurants Inc through its wholly owned subsidiary is engaged in developing, owning, operating and franchising hamburger-oriented drive-through restaurants under the name Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard. Good Times Restaurants Inc has a market cap of $29.200 million; its shares were traded at around $2.40 with and P/S ratio of 0.40. Good Times Restaurants Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.30% over the past five years.

For the last quarter Good Times Restaurants Inc reported a revenue of $22.6 million, compared with the revenue of $17.22 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $79.1 million, an increase of 22.7% from last year. For the last five years Good Times Restaurants Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 35% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was 18 cents for the year, compared with the loss per share of $0.12 in the previous year. The Good Times Restaurants Inc had an operating margin of -1.8%, compared with the operating margin of -0.47% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Good Times Restaurants Inc is -2.06%. The profitability rank of the company is 3 (out of 10).

Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now: MEDIFAST INC(MED)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) and Medifast (NYSE:MED) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) shares were also up, gaining 22 percent to $121.06 after the company reported strong Q1 results and raised its FY18 guidance.

Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Nordstrom Inc.(JWN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Chris Neiger, Danny Vena, and Jamal Carnette, CFA]

    To help investors hone in on some of the best retail stocks right now, we reached out to three Motley Fool contributors for their top retail picks. They came back with Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN), and Home Depot (NYSE:HD). Here’s why.

  • [By Taylor Cox]

    Notable Earnings

    Walmart, Inc (NYSE: WMT) Q1 premarket
    J. C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) Q1 premarket
    Nordstrom, Inc (NYSE: JWN) Q1 after hours
    Applied Materials, Inc (NASDAQ: AMAT) Q2 after hours

    IPOs

  • [By Chris Lange]

    Nordstrom Inc.’s (NYSE: JWN) fiscal second-quarter report is scheduled for Thursday after the markets close. The consensus forecast is $0.84 in EPS on $3.96 billion in revenue. Shares ended the week trading at $52.58 apiece. The consensus price target is $52.88, and the 52-week range is $37.79 to $54.61.

  • [By Daniel B. Kline]

    Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) had a good quarter and raised its forecast for the full year. That’s a combination that investors generally like, and shares in the company rose significantly after the company reported.

  • [By Benzinga News Desk]

    Dan Loeb is looking to play in the emerging financial technology space. The hedge fund manager behind Third Point is looking to raise $400 million for Far Point Acquisition Corp., a so-called “blank check” acquisition company, he revealed in a regulatory filing: Link

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Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.(BWLD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Dave & Busters Entertainment tripling in value before falling back while small cap upscale gentlemen’s clubs and restaurant owner RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ: RICK) began taking off in 2016 and small cap Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) is being acquired by Arby’s Restaurant Group:

  • [By Steve Symington]

    That’s not to say it was a quiet day for every stock on the market. With earnings season ramping up, brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) and restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) served as an exercise in contrast as investors reacted to their respective quarterly reports.

Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Intuitive Surgical Inc.(ISRG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    As of the time of this article, home cleaning robot maker iRobot’s (IRBT) shares are down over 6% on the news. And though it makes surgical robots rather than anything meant for homes, Intuitive Surgical  (ISRG) is down close to 2%. As usual, Wall Street immediately trembles on any sign that Amazon plans to further expand its reach.

  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) are two of the most successful medical device companies of all time.

    Medtronic has been hawking medical devices since it was founded in 1949, and it has been a stellar long-term investment. The company has turned into such a steady-eddy business that it has raised its dividend for 41 years in a row.

  • [By Keith Speights]

    Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) is on a roll that doesn’t appear to be slowing down at all. Shares of the robotic surgical systems maker skyrocketed nearly 73% last year. So far in 2018, Intuitive Surgical stock is up close to 40%.

  • [By Brian Stoffel]

    That’s because these three companies — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) — share the three characteristics I value above all else in my portfolio: a wide and defendable moat, multiple ways of growing their businesses moving forward, and stellar balance sheets.

  • [By Garrett Baldwin]

    Earnings season is well underway. And if you’re looking to make real money, the time to get started is now. Money Morning Quantitative Specialist Chris Johnson argues the markets are at a tipping point. And with just a few smart plays in today’s classic stock picker’s market… you can pull in triple-digit gains with just a small investment. Read those picks right here.

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Top 10 Growth Stocks To Invest In Right Now: TrueBlue Inc.(TBI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Media stories about Trueblue (NYSE:TBI) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Trueblue earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.3296498009881 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    American Century Companies Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 24.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 95,307 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,680 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. owned approximately 0.23% of Trueblue worth $2,468,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and three have assigned a hold recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $27.50.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 21.2% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 137,178 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,951 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in Trueblue were worth $3,553,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. lifted its holdings in Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) by 18.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,550 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.’s holdings in Trueblue were worth $823,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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