Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018

November 28, 2017: Markets opened higher Tuesday and, barring a mid-afternoon dip, have traded positively all day. The Senate Finance committee passed the Republican tax bill, furthering bolstering spirits this afternoon. Among the sectors, financials and telecom posted the largest gains while real estate was the only sector to trade in the red. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $57.99 a barrel, down 0.2% for the day as investors wait for Thursday’s OPEC meeting. December gold added 30 cents on the day to settle at $1,299.20. Equities were headed for a higher close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded up 1.09% for the day, the S&P 500 traded up 0.96%, and the Nasdaq Composite traded up 0.40%.

The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Tuesday was JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) which traded up 3.44% at $101.30. The stock’s 52-week range is $78.39 to $102.42. Volume was about 10% above the daily average of around 11.6 million shares. The big bank had no specific news.

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018: DragonWave Inc(DRWI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    DragonWave, Inc.(USA) (NASDAQ: DRWI) shares dropped 19 percent to $2.35. DragonWave reported a Q3 loss of $0.72 per share on revenue of $10.2 million.

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Ubiquiti Networks largely headingupwards while small cap peersCeragon Networks Ltd (NASDAQ: CRNT) andDragonWave, Inc (NASDAQ: DRWI) have largely headed the other direction:

  • [By Peter Graham]

    A long term performance chart shows Ubiquiti Networks still having been a strong performer when compared topotential small cap peersCeragon Networks Ltd (NASDAQ: CRNT) andDragonWave, Inc (NASDAQ: DRWI) which have performed pretty poorly:

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018: Syngenta AG(SYT)

Advisors’ Opinion:


    Syngenta AG (SYT) CEO Erik Fyrwald said Wednesday that he was “entirely confident” the company’s $43 billion takeover by China National Chemical Corp. would close in the second quarter of this year and dismissed suggestions it would be disrupted by a third party.

  • [By Shanthi Rexaline]

    Agri-Input Companies — Seeds/ Fertilizers/Pesticides Manufacturers

    Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON): +68.82 percent since 2011. Syngenta AG (ADR) (NYSE: SYT): +56.26 percent since 2011. Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS): -63.1 percent since 2011. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (USA) (NYSE: POT): -67.8 percent since 2011. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF): +5.04 percent since 2011. Agrium Inc. (USA) (NYSE: AGU): +1.10 percent since 2011.

    Agri-Finance Companies

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018: American Tower Corporation (REIT)(AMT)

Advisors’ Opinion:


    American Tower (AMT) : “This is the best in the business and is worth owning, even if the chart looks terrible.”

    Mattel (MAT) : “I think you’re OK but I prefer Hasbro (HAS) for growth.”

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018: RXI Pharmaceuticals Corporation(RXII)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jim Robertson]

    Yesterday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested small cap clinical-stage biotech RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ: RXII) as a long/bullish trade for our short-term portfolio:

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Own For 2018: NEW GOLD INC.(NGD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market lost ground on Monday, sending major market benchmarks lower by more than half a percentage point. The Dow lost its grip on the 20,000 mark in the wake of concerns about economic growth and new U.S. immigration policy, and some believe that the broader geopolitical climate could have a negative impact on global commerce that in turn could start affecting multinational corporations’ business prospects. In addition, bad news from some individual companies weighed on the markets, and Transocean (NYSE:RIG), Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD), and New Gold (NYSEMKT:NGD) were among the worst performers on the day. Below, we’ll look more closely at these stocks to tell you why they did so poorly.

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