Top High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2019

An issue of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) debt fell 0.6% against its face value during trading on Monday after Barclays lowered their price target on the stock from $80.00 to $78.00. The high-yield issue of debt has a 4.25% coupon and is set to mature on October 1, 2022. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $96.75 and were trading at $97.00 one week ago. Price changes in a company’s debt in credit markets often predict parallel changes in its share price.

Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on United Continental from $77.00 to $76.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday. Deutsche Bank cut United Continental from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $81.00 to $74.00 in a report on Tuesday, July 3rd. Buckingham Research lifted their price objective on United Continental from $88.00 to $96.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 13th. Imperial Capital dropped their price objective on United Continental from $77.00 to $73.00 and set a “line” rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 1st. Finally, Citigroup decreased their price target on United Continental from $92.00 to $87.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $83.50.

Top High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2019: Pacific Ethanol Inc.(PEIX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) saw short interest fall by 4.5% in the two-week period to 865,593 shares, about 2% of the company’s float. Days to cover remained at two. The stock price tumbled by about 19.6% in the short interest period. Shares closed at $1.60 on Wednesday, flat on the day, in a 52-week range of $1.55 to $6.06.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) saw short interest plummet by 64.5% in the two-week period to 767,280 shares, about 1.8% of the company’s float. Days to cover fell from four to one. The stock price fell nearly 12% by June 29. Shares closed at $2.50 on Wednesday, down about 3.9% on the day, in a 52-week range of $2.30 to $7.50.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ: PEIX) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The oil and gas company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by ($0.10), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Pacific Ethanol had a negative return on equity of 8.84% and a negative net margin of 2.14%.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    LyondellBasell Industries (NASDAQ: PEIX) and Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) saw short interest jump by 22.2% in the period to 867,168 shares, about 2.1% of the company’s float. Days to cover rose from two to three. The stock price soared by more than 17% in the two weeks to July 31. Shares closed at $2.35 on Thursday, down more than 11% on the day, in a 52-week range of $2.30 to $6.06.

Top High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2019: Methanex Corporation(MEOH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    BidaskClub downgraded shares of Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) (TSE:MX) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Methanex Co. (TSE:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) Director Nojan Abrary sold 11,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of C$97.13, for a total transaction of C$1,068,430.00.

  • [By VantagePoint]

    Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ: MEOH) has experienced some recent weakness, but according to the chart below the stock is still in a clear uptrend. Since experiencing a bullish crossover on March 16 following some consolidation, the stock is up 20 percent. Look out for its next earnings report on April 26. 

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Methanex Co. (TSE:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) Director Wade Wiggins sold 9,900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$76.00, for a total transaction of C$752,400.00.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Advisors Preferred LLC bought a new stake in shares of Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) (TSE:MX) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 1,703 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $103,000.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

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Top High Tech Stocks To Watch For 2019: SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION(SAIC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Rich Smith]

    On Monday, SAIC (NYSE:SAIC), which collected $4.4 billion in revenue last year providing engineering and IT services to various branches of the U.S. government, announced a “definitive agreement” to acquire fellow government IT contractor Engility (NYSE:EGL) and its $1.9 billion revenue stream for $1.6 billion, plus $900 million in assumed debt. (And let’s give credit where it’s due — Reuters predicted this acquisition, and Vertical Research upgraded Engility because of it, two months ago).

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Science Applications International (NYSE: SAIC) and Open Text (NASDAQ:OTEX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC)Q1 2019 Earnings Conference CallJune 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m. ET

    Contents:
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