Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
One of my favorite “cheap” stocks right now is AT&T (NYSE: T), even after shares popped following the company’s strong quarterly report. The telecom giant pays a dividend yielding more than 5% and is a Dividend Aristocrat, meaning that it has increased its dividend for more than 25 consecutive years.
Despite a low price-to-earnings multiple of just 13 times 2017’s expected earnings, AT&T has lots of room to grow, especially thanks to its purchase of DIRECTV and its pending acquisition of Time Warner, both of which should give it an advantage over the competition when it comes to bundling services and broadcasting content directly to smartphones and tablets.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy For 2019: Ampio Pharmaceutical(AMPE)
- [By Maxx Chatsko]
Shares of Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:AMPE) were devastated today, dropping 71% in the first hour of trading, after the company delivered a regulatory update in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing concerning its lead drug candidate Ampion. The drug, which is being developed as a treatment for severe osteoarthritis of the knee, appeared to report positive results in a phase 3 trial at the end of 2017. But investors just learned that the data collected will not be sufficient to support regulatory approval.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 10,472,904 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the May 15th total of 11,209,042 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 806,646 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 13.0 days. Currently, 13.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
- [By Shane Hupp]
Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 14,752,101 shares, an increase of 39.8% from the June 15th total of 10,555,723 shares. Currently, 19.0% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,744,324 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.5 days.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy For 2019: BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust(BPT)
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Blockport (CURRENCY:BPT) traded down 0.3% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 23:00 PM ET on September 14th. One Blockport token can now be bought for $0.0819 or 0.00001261 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Kucoin and IDEX. Over the last week, Blockport has traded down 2.3% against the U.S. dollar. Blockport has a total market cap of $4.33 million and $60,265.00 worth of Blockport was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.
- [By Sean Williams]
As a case in point, consider BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT), which is currently paying out an extrapolated $5.10 a year, based on the $1.275 per share it divvied out in April. This is good enough for a better than 17% annual yield, albeit it should be noted that the Trust’s payout differs each quarter depending on its royalty revenue and cash earnings.
- [By Dan Caplinger]
Sometimes, though, you can have too much of a good thing. Dividend stocks with top dividend yields come with special risks, and although that doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get burned, the chances of a setback are greater. Below, I’ll look at BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT), CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL), and Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) to explain why their yields are so high and what dangers could lurk beneath the surface.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy For 2019: Inphi Corporation(IPHI)
- [By Ezra Schwarzbaum]
Several other optics stocks stand to gain. In a Monday note, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Vivek Arya also highlighlited the semiconductor space as one that could benefit from the news. Other stocks to watch include:
Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LITE)
Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN)
Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR)
II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IIVI)
Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI)
Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: SWKS)
Integrated Device Technology Inc (NASDAQ: IDTI)
Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ: QRVO)
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX)
Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ: AVGO)
- [By Timothy Green]
Shares of Inphi Corp. (NYSE:IPHI) dropped on Wednesday following a mixed first-quarter report and a subsequent analyst downgrade. The company’s revenue declined sharply and came in just short of analyst expectations. The stock was down about 9.5% at 2:45 p.m. EDT.
- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By Shane Hupp]
Inphi Co. (NYSE:IPHI) – Research analysts at DA Davidson lifted their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Inphi in a research note issued on Monday, January 28th. DA Davidson analyst M. Kelleher now anticipates that the semiconductor company will post earnings per share of ($0.63) for the year, up from their previous estimate of ($0.65). DA Davidson has a “Buy” rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Inphi’s Q1 2019 earnings at ($0.12) EPS and Q2 2019 earnings at ($0.01) EPS.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Inphi Co. (NYSE:IPHI) VP Ron Torten sold 12,342 shares of Inphi stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total value of $431,970.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 64,386 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,253,510. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
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There are some companies that have weak fundamentals and are regularly incurring losses but that are valued strongly by the market purely based on one metric: revenue growth. Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) is the perfect example of such a company that has enjoyed a very high valuation despite being a loss-making unit for a large period within the past five years. The company’s revenue growth was phenomenal and the profits were expected soon. In fact, the company did end up with a good profit in 2016 when the EV/Sales multiple shot up above 7.