Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now

Freshman Congress member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and veteran lawmaker Sen. Edward Markey are introducing a resolution spelling out congressional support for a Green New Deal — an ambitious plan to remake the U.S. economy and drastically reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.

The resolution largely sticks to a blueprint Ocasio-Cortez laid out when she proposed creating a House select committee to establish a Green New Deal. That framework called for generating 100 percent of the nation’s power from renewable sources, making all buildings energy efficient and eliminating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector and industry — all within about 10 years.

The plan also proposes massive investments in research and development to make the U.S. a leader in clean energy technology. In addition, the Green New Deal envisioned by Ocasio-Cortez aims to implement progressive policies such as a federal jobs guarantee, basic income and universal health care.

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Sonic Corp.(SONC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jeremy Bowman]

    Shares of Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ:SONC) were surging last month after the drive-in burger slinger agreed to sell itself to Inspire Brands, the parent of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings. As a result, the stock finished the month up 21%, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) and Sonic Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Sonic Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC)’s share price gapped down before the market opened on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at $38.96, but opened at $35.63. Sonic Drive-In shares last traded at $34.02, with a volume of 4001555 shares.

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    Among McDonald’s main rivals, identified by FactSet, are Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) , down almost 5.5%; Yum! Brands (YUM) , which owns KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, up 32%; and burger chain Sonic Corp. (SONC) , down about 2%. These are all year-over-year percentages.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    In this segment from MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool Asset Management’s Bill Barker discuss the news that privately held Inspire Brands — formerly Arby’s Restaurant Group — is picking up Sonic (NASDAQ:SONC) for $2.3 billion.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Shares of Sonic Drive-In (NASDAQ:SONC) hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $33.82 and last traded at $33.29, with a volume of 35358 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $33.63.

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings(AAWW)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    BidaskClub upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    James Investment Research Inc. grew its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) by 124.4% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 58,875 shares of the transportation company’s stock after purchasing an additional 32,635 shares during the quarter. James Investment Research Inc.’s holdings in Atlas Air Worldwide were worth $4,221,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Winnebago Industries Inc.(WGO)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    LCI Industries (LCII) fell 5% on the day. Patrick Industries Inc. (PATK) dropped 4.24%. Thor Industries Inc. (THO) tanked 9.83%. Winnebago Industries Inc. (WGO) fell 8.85%. 

  • [By Demitrios Kalogeropoulos]

    Investors had a few big concerns about Winnebago’s (NYSE:WGO) business trends heading into this past week’s report. For one thing, the recreational vehicle market is slowing in 2018 after expanding at a double-digit pace in each of the last eight years. And three months ago the manufacturer revealed profitability struggles in its motorized RV segment that could worsen due to rising prices on steel and aluminum.

  • [By Chris Hill, Ron Gross, David Kretzmann, and Jason Moser]

    Elsewhere on Wall Street, a raft of familiar names delivered their quarterly earnings reports, and the guys look under the hood to tell you what’s really going on with CarMax (NYSE:KMX), Winnebago (NYSE:WGO), Kroger (NYSE:KR), and Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI). Plus, they weigh in on the news that Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) is making a few moves in the direction of retrenching, with store closures, the scaling back of new openings, and a cut to its guidance. And of course, they’ll give you the stocks on their radar this week. 

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Xcel Energy Inc.(XEL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Maxx Chatsko]

    The rise of wind power wouldn’t have been possible without two companies in particular, which combine to own 20.7 gigawatts of wind capacity, or about 24% of the country’s total. Investors wouldn’t be surprised to learn that clean energy provider NextEra Energy is one of the renewable energy stocks most important to American wind power. However, the relatively unheard of natural gas and electric utility Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) doesn’t seem to garner nearly the same level of attention. Overlooking it could be a mistake.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Elastic (CURRENCY:XEL) traded down 6.9% against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 0:00 AM ET on September 20th. One Elastic coin can now be purchased for $0.0548 or 0.00000836 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Bittrex and Upbit. Elastic has a market cap of $5.02 million and approximately $37,867.00 worth of Elastic was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, Elastic has traded 17.7% lower against the U.S. dollar.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Elastic (XEL) uses the hashing algorithm. Its launch date was June 8th, 2017. Elastic’s total supply is 100,000,000 coins and its circulating supply is 91,676,277 coins. The official message board for Elastic is talk.elasticexplorer.org. Elastic’s official Twitter account is @elastic_coin. Elastic’s official website is www.elastic.pw. The Reddit community for Elastic is /r/XEL and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 2,056 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,270% compared to the typical daily volume of 61 call options.

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Renewable energy sources like solar and wind power are growing fast, gaining market share in the world’s energy markets. Companies that focus just on renewable power are easy to find, but they aren’t the only way to gain exposure to this trend. In fact, we are also a long way from a world powered solely by renewables, with current power options deeply entrenched and supported by years of strong demand ahead of them. This will provide existing energy suppliers ample room to shift with the times. Which is why it shouldn’t be too surprising to find out that old-school energy companies like NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL), and The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) are quickly bringing renewables into their businesses.

  • [By Jason Hall, Chuck Saletta, and Maxx Chatsko]

    It gets even better with dividend stocks, which can raise the payout regularly, further boosting your returns and making it easier to hold through the market’s ups and downs. We asked three Motley Fool investors who know a thing or two about finding great dividend stocks to identify their top dividend stock ideas; they made compelling arguments for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (NYSE:BIP), Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), and Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL).

Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Own Right Now: Radiant Logistics, Inc.(RLGT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    RADIANT LOGISTI/SH SH (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, September 13th. Analysts expect RADIANT LOGISTI/SH SH to post earnings of $0.06 per share for the quarter.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Radiant Logistics Inc  (NYSEMKT:RLGT)Q2 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 11, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
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    Operator

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    RADIANT LOGISTI/SH SH (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 580,970 shares, a drop of 4.7% from the August 15th total of 609,874 shares. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 102,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    RADIANT LOGISTI/SH SH (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 627,454 shares, a growth of 1.7% from the July 13th total of 617,038 shares. Approximately 1.8% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 73,366 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.6 days.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Loop Capital began coverage on shares of RADIANT LOGISTI/SH SH (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock.

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