Shares ofClean Energy Fuels Corp.(NASDAQ:CLNE) surged as much as 22.7% today, before losing a little steam in afternoon trading. As of 12:20 p.m. EDT, shares were up 13.6% in very heavy trading. At this writing, more than 5 million shares have traded hands, about five times the average volume for the company’s stock.
Today’s big jump isn’t from the company’s earnings, which will be released later today after market close, but due to a surprise announcement that global oil and gas giantTotal S.A. (ADR)(NYSE:TOT) has agreed to take a 25% stake in Clean Energy, with a deal to buy 50.8 million shares for $83.4 million.
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In addition to an investment that would make Total the largest shareholder of Clean Energy stock, it is also partnering with the company to launch a leasing program to help accelerate adoption of heavy-duty natural gas vehicles. As part of this program, Total would provide up to $100 million of credit to fund leases.
Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2019: Cenveo Inc(CVO)
- [By Money Morning Staff Reports]
But before we show you our pick, here are the top 10 penny stocks to watch this week…
Penny Stocks Current Share Price (as of Jan. 5) Jan. 2-5 Gain (as of Jan. 5)
My Size Inc. (Nasdaq: MYSZ) $1.66 152.28%
Cytori Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CYTX) $0.47 89.52%
DelMar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: DMPI) $1.675 58.02%
CAS Medical Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CASM) $1.09 55.71%
China HGS Real Estate Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSH) $1.83 47.58%
Aethlon Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD) $1.56 43.12%
Midatech Pharma Plc. (Nasdaq: MTP) $1.23 43.01%
Comstock Holding Cos. Inc. (Nasdaq: CHCI) $1.87 36.5%
Cenveo Inc. (Nasdaq: CVO) $1.20 31.82%
EV Energy Partners LP (Nasdaq: EVEP) $0.6844 31.62%
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Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2019: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.(GSBC)
- [By Stephan Byrd]
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Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2019: Honeywell International Inc.(HON)
- [By Shane Hupp]
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
Can Aerospace Strength Drive Honeywell (HON) in Q1 Earnings? (finance.yahoo.com) Could Honeywell Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates Again? (marketrealist.com) OJets selects Honeywell for in-flight connectivity (ainonline.com) Analysts’ Views on Honeywell, Pre-1Q18 Earnings Release (marketrealist.com) Honeywell (HON) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Honeywell from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $160.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 target price on shares of Honeywell in a research report on Friday, February 16th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $168.00 target price on shares of Honeywell in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $187.00 target price on shares of Honeywell in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Bank of America lifted their target price on Honeywell from $117.12 to $168.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $166.07.
- [By JJ Kinahan]
In earnings early Thursday, Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE: PG) reported a day early and narrowly beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations with earnings of $1 a share. The company also beat estimates for revenue.The earnings news came a few hours after PG said it would pay more than $4 billion for Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) consumer health business. The earnings calendar is a little light on big companies the rest of this week, though General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) both report tomorrow.
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Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2019: Colony Bankcorp Inc.(CBAN)
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Media stories about Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Colony Bankcorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.3992787299045 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
- [By Max Byerly]
Media headlines about Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Colony Bankcorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5935973221915 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Top 5 Clean Energy Stocks To Watch For 2019: New Media Investment Group Inc.(NEWM)
- [By Joseph Griffin]
New Media Inv Group (NYSE: NEWM) and News (NASDAQ:NWS) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.