Best High Tech Stocks To Watch Right Now

Equities research analysts forecast that Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) will report sales of $777.82 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Ten analysts have made estimates for Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $743.80 million and the highest estimate coming in at $795.30 million. Vertex Pharmaceuticals reported sales of $578.17 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 34.5%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Wednesday, October 24th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vertex Pharmaceuticals will report full-year sales of $2.99 billion for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $2.95 billion to $3.05 billion. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report sales of $3.51 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.05 billion to $3.75 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Best High Tech Stocks To Watch Right Now: Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.(PWOD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Headlines about Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Penns Woods Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2338385861856 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Best High Tech Stocks To Watch Right Now: Toro Company (TTC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

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    Northcoast Research Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Toro Co (TTC) (americanbankingnews.com) The Toro Company (TTC) (finance.yahoo.com) More on Toro Company’s Q3 results (seekingalpha.com) The Toro Company: The Toro Company Reports Record Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Results (twst.com) Toro’s Q3 Earnings Preview (benzinga.com)

    Toro stock opened at $59.70 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 1.50. Toro has a 1 year low of $56.60 and a 1 year high of $67.81. The stock has a market cap of $6.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 0.55.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Great West Life Assurance Co. Can cut its holdings in shares of Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) by 1.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 82,377 shares of the company’s stock after selling 887 shares during the quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned 0.08% of Toro worth $4,967,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Toro (NYSE:TTC) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.66-2.69 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.71. The company issued revenue guidance of +4% to ~$2.64 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.61 billion.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Toro (NYSE:TTC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 24th. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.18 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $875.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $901.26 million. Toro had a return on equity of 45.89% and a net margin of 10.08%. Toro’s revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.08 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Toro will post 2.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    TTC Protocol (CURRENCY:TTC) traded 4.1% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 22:00 PM ET on September 18th. TTC Protocol has a market capitalization of $11.78 million and approximately $1.68 million worth of TTC Protocol was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One TTC Protocol token can currently be bought for $0.0523 or 0.00000824 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including UEX, Bibox, DEx.top and BitForex. Over the last seven days, TTC Protocol has traded 34.3% higher against the US dollar.

Best High Tech Stocks To Watch Right Now: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.(POT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    PotCoin (CURRENCY:POT) traded 4% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 0:00 AM Eastern on June 4th. PotCoin has a total market capitalization of $18.72 million and approximately $73,221.00 worth of PotCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, PotCoin has traded up 2.6% against the U.S. dollar. One PotCoin coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.0850 or 0.00001147 BTC on exchanges including CoinExchange, Tux Exchange, Trade By Trade and Bleutrade.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    PotCoin (CURRENCY:POT) traded 0.6% higher against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 23:00 PM E.T. on May 12th. PotCoin has a total market capitalization of $23.95 million and approximately $62,522.00 worth of PotCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, PotCoin has traded 17.8% lower against the US dollar. One PotCoin coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.11 or 0.00001293 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Cryptopia, CoinExchange, Trade By Trade and Tux Exchange.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Headlines about Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan earned a news impact score of 0.43 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the fertilizer maker an impact score of 45.4285202328488 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Media stories about Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the fertilizer maker an impact score of 45.852138495875 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Best High Tech Stocks To Watch Right Now: Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (MGV)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Baird Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:MGV) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 10,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $761,000.

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