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Welcome to Episode No. 142 of the Zacks Market Edge Podcast.
Every week, host and Zacks stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life.
In this episode, Tracey is going solo due to a round of illness taking over the Zacks office in Chicago.
With everyone out sick, she ditched this week’s topic and focus on another area that is intriguing: growth-based tech stocks.
Tech Stocks: Growth Is in the Niche
While many investors already own the FAANG stocks, which have been great performers, they are often neglecting the other part of the story for tech stocks: the niche players.
These are tech stocks that specialize in an area many once believed would make them vulnerable to the dominance of bigger players, but, instead, their expertise has offered them some protection.
Top Growth Stocks To Watch Right Now: IDT Corporation(IDT)
- [By Max Byerly]
Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in IDT Co. (NYSE:IDT) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 57,121 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $321,000.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
IDT (NYSE: IDT) and Swisscom (OTCMKTS:SCMWY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
InvestDigital (CURRENCY:IDT) traded 5.9% lower against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 20:00 PM ET on September 8th. During the last week, InvestDigital has traded down 36.1% against the U.S. dollar. InvestDigital has a total market cap of $0.00 and $81,200.00 worth of InvestDigital was traded on exchanges in the last day. One InvestDigital token can now be bought for about $0.0077 or 0.00000125 BTC on exchanges including HADAX and BigONE.
- [By Chris Lange]
IDT Corp. (NYSE: IDT) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.40 in earnings per share (EPS) and $392.6 million in revenue, which compares with $0.07 in EPS and $395 million in revenue posted in the same period of last year.
- [By Logan Wallace]
IDT Co. (NYSE:IDT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 4th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 19th will be paid a dividend of 0.09 per share by the utilities provider on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 18th.
- [By Shane Hupp]
InvestDigital (CURRENCY:IDT) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 21:00 PM E.T. on June 14th. InvestDigital has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of InvestDigital was traded on exchanges in the last day. One InvestDigital token can currently be bought for approximately $0.0361 or 0.00000533 BTC on exchanges. During the last seven days, InvestDigital has traded down 19.5% against the U.S. dollar.
Top Growth Stocks To Watch Right Now: Impax Laboratories, Inc.(IPXL)
- [By Max Byerly]
News articles about Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Impax Laboratories earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 43.4189030940397 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Top Growth Stocks To Watch Right Now: Central Valley Community Bancorp(CVCY)
- [By Max Byerly]
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
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Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Announces Dividend Increase – $0.08 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com) Is Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Outperforming Other Finance Stocks This Year? (finance.yahoo.com) Central Valley Community Bancorp announces stock repurchase plan (seekingalpha.com) Central Valley Community Bancorp Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend and Announces Stock Repurchase Plan (finance.yahoo.com) FY2018 EPS Estimates for Central Valley Community Bancorp Increased by Analyst (CVCY) (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on CVCY shares. Sandler O’Neill set a $24.00 price target on Central Valley Community Bancorp and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 29th. ValuEngine lowered Central Valley Community Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Central Valley Community Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, April 20th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Central Valley Community Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.00.
- [By Shane Hupp]
BidaskClub downgraded shares of Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Press coverage about Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) has trended somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Central Valley Community Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of -0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2059216377978 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
- [By Max Byerly]
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