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.

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    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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    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]

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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.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcription]

    Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 11, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
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