Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019

The average size of a loan for a new car or truck in the U.S. set a record in the first quarter as did the average monthly payment, according to database firm Experian PLC.

Consumers are lengthening loan terms, with six years being the most common, to adjust to the higher costs and rising interest rates.

Loan AmountsMonthly PaymentsQ1 2018$31,455$523Q1 2017$30,534$509Q1 2016$30,032$503Q1 2015$28,711$488Q1 2014$27,612$474Q1 2013$26,648$459 

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Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Maximus, Inc.(MMS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.36 per share on revenue of $656.43 million.
    AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $2.2 per share on revenue of $720.14 million.
    Magna International Inc. (NYSE: MGA) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.7 per share on revenue of $10.11 billion.
    Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.36 per share on revenue of $2.12 billion.
    Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.14 per share on revenue of $5.78 billion.
    Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.47 per share on revenue of $2.40 billion.
    Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PBH) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.61 per share on revenue of $255.60 million.
    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.06 per share on revenue of $457.67 million.
    ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCB) is estimated to report quarterly loss at $0.07 per share on revenue of $691.18 million.
    Genesis Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: GEN) is projected to report quarterly loss at $0.34 per share on revenue of $1.32 billion.
    Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.55 per share on revenue of $10.14 billion.
    Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.34 billion.
    NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.01 per share on revenue of $332.93 million.
    World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.94 per share on revenue of $147.32 million.
    MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE: MMS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.84 per share on revenue of $616.04 million.
    Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CH
  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Maximus (NYSE:MMS) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.30-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.4-2.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.50 billion.

Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Royal Dutch Shell plc ADR Class A (NYSE: RDS.A) and Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitability.

  • [By Motley Fool Staff]

    JAGGED PEAK ENERGY INC. (NYSE:JAG) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference CallMay. 11, 2018 11:00 a.m. ET

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  • [By Logan Wallace]

    These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

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    Jagged Peak Energy (JAG) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com) Jagged Peak Energy (JAG) Upgraded to “Hold” by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com) Jagged Peak Energy (JAG) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday (americanbankingnews.com) Insider Selling: Jagged Peak Energy Inc (JAG) CFO Sells 50,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com) Jagged Peak Energy Inc (JAG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)

    Jagged Peak Energy stock opened at $14.25 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 0.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. Jagged Peak Energy has a 1-year low of $11.21 and a 1-year high of $16.55. The company has a market capitalization of $2,993.81, a P/E ratio of 54.81 and a beta of -1.13.

Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Tarena International, Inc.(TEDU)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    Tuesday was a calm day on Wall Street, with several major benchmarks posting modest gains while others stayed closer to the unchanged mark. Market participants generally seemed ready to take a pause in trends over the past several days, as crude oil prices bounced back from their recent drop to climb above $65 per barrel while interest rates eased slightly lower. Yet despite a resilient market that largely avoided most downward pressure, some individual stocks weren’t as lucky. Carnival (NYSE:CCL) (NYSE:CUK), Tarena International (NASDAQ:TEDU), and Genesco (NYSE:GCO) were among the worst performers on the day. Here’s why they did so poorly.

  • [By Steve Symington]

    Shares of Tarena International Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:TEDU) plummeted 22.1% on Tuesday after the China-based professional education services provider announced disappointing first-quarter 2018 results.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    RYB Education (NYSE: RYB) and Tarena International (NASDAQ:TEDU) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Tarena International (NASDAQ: TEDU) and TAL Education (NYSE:TAL) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Gap, Inc. (GPS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    Some reasons for my bearishness on retail stocks:

    Higher Energy Prices. Oil prices have rallied dramatically and back to 2014 levels, rising from about $35 a barrel in early 2016 to around $67 Thursday. That’s bad news for U.S. retailers, as rising oil prices historically squeeze consumer disposable incomes. That’s one reason why I’ve been consistently raising my short exposure to retail and plan to continue doing so. Shaky Same-Store Sales Growth. Recent improvements to same-store sales at Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) , Urban Outfitters (URBN) , Dillard’s (DDS) , Gap Inc. (GPS) and Macy’s (M) come against downgraded expectations, and might not be sustainable anyway. No Deal for Nordstrom (JWN) . The Nordstrom family has apparently abandoned plans to take its namesake company private. I had expressed concerns that this would happen. Higher Interest Rates. A rise in the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) has recently accelerated. That’s bad news for retailers, as many variable-rate consumer debts (particularly mortgages) key off of the LIBOR. This will likely put a damper on mortgage refinancings — something that many see as an important ingredient for personal-consumption expenditures.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Dan Caplinger]

    The stock market was fairly quiet on Tuesday, with major benchmarks staying relatively close to where they began the session. Investors largely seemed to take a break as they wait for further guidance on key issues, including the geopolitical situations with North Korea and key U.S. trading allies, who are still reeling from tariff threats. In addition, the meeting of the Federal Reserve later this month should shed some light on the central bank’s future course of monetary policy. Even in a calm market, some stocks managed to post substantial gains. Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Gap (NYSE:GPS), and Macy’s (NYSE:M) were among the best performers on the day. Here’s why they did so well.

  • [By Jeremy Bowman]

    Shares ofGap Inc(NYSE:GPS) were hit hard today after the apparel retailer posted a lower-than-expected profit in its first-quarter earnings report, as inventory issues continued to plague the company. As a result, the stock was down 14% as of 2:54 p.m. EDT.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BSM Technologies Inc (TSE:GPS) shares reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as C$1.34 and last traded at C$1.34, with a volume of 22100 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$1.31.

Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Marathon Petroleum Corporation(MPC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Element Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 20,725 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,515,000.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Mason Street Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) by 2.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 66,082 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,950 shares during the period. Mason Street Advisors LLC’s holdings in Marathon Petroleum were worth $4,831,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Investors sold shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $76.54 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $428.44 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $351.90 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Marathon Petroleum had the 7th highest net out-flow for the day. Marathon Petroleum traded up $0.14 for the day and closed at $72.62

Best High Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Noah Holdings Ltd.(NOAH)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Noah Coin (CURRENCY:NOAH) traded up 4% against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 23:00 PM E.T. on May 18th. During the last seven days, Noah Coin has traded down 6.4% against the US dollar. One Noah Coin token can now be purchased for about $0.0079 or 0.00000096 BTC on exchanges. Noah Coin has a market cap of $0.00 and $4.58 million worth of Noah Coin was traded on exchanges in the last day.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Noah Holdings (NYSE:NOAH)’s share price hit a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The stock traded as low as $57.81 and last traded at $57.76, with a volume of 191661 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $54.50.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Noah (NYSE:NOAH) was downgraded by analysts at Nomura from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

    TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ:TXMD) was given a $12.00 price target by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Check out these big penny stock gainers and losers

    Losers
    Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) fell 13.2 percent to $10.95 in pre-market trading after dropping 1.33 percent on Friday.
    Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN) shares fell 8.7 percent to $5.33 in pre-market trading after declining 2.83 percent on Friday.
    Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) fell 8 percent to $32.75 in the pre-market trading session.
    AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) shares fell 7.4 percent to $51.17 in pre-market trading.
    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) fell 7.4 percent to $4.54 in pre-market trading.
    Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD) fell 7 percent to $31.83 in pre-market trading.
    California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) shares fell 6.5 percent to $30.29 in pre-market trading after dropping 10.60 percent on Friday.
    Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOAN) fell 6.2 percent to $6.85 in pre-market trading.
    RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDHL) fell 6 percent to $6.67 in pre-market trading.
    QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) shares fell 5.8 percent to $11.45 in pre-market trading after dropping 6.75 percent on Friday.
    Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH) fell 5.5 percent to $61.53 in pre-market trading.
    CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI) shares fell 5.2 percent to $11.70 in pre-market trading

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Noah Coin (CURRENCY:NOAH) traded down 3.6% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 21:00 PM Eastern on July 1st. In the last week, Noah Coin has traded up 15% against the U.S. dollar. One Noah Coin token can currently be purchased for about $0.0041 or 0.00000065 BTC on major exchanges. Noah Coin has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $375,126.00 worth of Noah Coin was traded on exchanges in the last day.

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