Here’s a roundup of everything that happened on Stocks to Watch today:
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Two posts looked at the impact of Tesla Motors’ (TSLA) bid for SolarCity (SCTY), while two more looked at the surge in Biogen (BIIB) shares due to takeover speculation.
Citigroup went full bull on Newmont Mining (NEM) and Barrick Gold (ABX), while Stifel offered more evidence that Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) should be trading at about half its closing price of $402.64.
Specialty pharmaceuticals Shire (SHPG) and Mallinckrodt (MNK) soared today following their better-than-expected earnings, while Morgan Stanley worried about Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s (VRX) ability to sell its unwanted assets.
Pfizer (PFE) fell today despite beating earnings forecasts after delaying–again–its decision on whether to break itself up, while Avon Products (AVP) soared after reporting much stronger than expected earnings, which took Citigroup by surprise.
best it stocks to buy: Ocean Power Technologies Inc.(OPTT)
- [By Lisa Levin]
Ocean Power Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: OPTT) shares shot up 44 percent to $2.64. On Friday, Ocean Power Technologies reported the deployment of its PB3 PowerBuoy in Japan.
best it stocks to buy: Wabash National Corporation(WNC)
- [By Travis Hoium]
Shares of Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) jumped 10.1% in April, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the company reported its first-quarter 2017 results.
best it stocks to buy: Gordmans Stores, Inc.(GMAN)
- [By Peter Graham]
A long term performance chart shows Five Below at least remaining in positive territory while off-price or value price retailer peerlarge capRoss Stores, Inc (NASDAQ: ROST) has outperformed for a few years and small capGordmans Stores, Inc (NASDAQ: GMAN) has severelyunderperformed:
- [By WWW.THESTREET.COM]
Just in the past few weeks, Wall Street has seen bankruptcy filings from sporting goods retailer Gander Mountain, RadioShack successor General Wireless Operations, everyday value price department store operator Gordmans Stores (GMAN) and appliances, electronics and furniture retailer HHGregg (HGG) . Last Wednesday, children’s apparel retailer Gymboree cautioned it was running low on cash and may not survive. Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) voiced concerns on Tuesday about its ability to stay in business, while women’s apparel chain Bebe (BEBE) is reportedly on the brink of closing all 170 of its stores.
best it stocks to buy: Texas Instruments Incorporated(TXN)
- [By WWW.MONEYSHOW.COM]
We reprise five of last year’s components: Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), International Business Machines (IBM), Omnicom Group (OMC) and Texas Instruments (TXN), which means they obviously are buys.
- [By Laurie Kulikowski]
We rate TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A+. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.
- [By Keith Speights]
That’s a pretty good definition of leadership, but it’s not an easy one to accomplish. However, the CEOs of Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG), Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH), General Electric (NYSE:GE), MasterCard (NYSE:MA), and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) have been able to achieve this translation very well.
- [By Jim Cramer]
Current return on equity exceeded its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a clear sign of strength within the company. When compared to other companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and the overall market, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC’s return on equity exceeds that of the industry average and significantly exceeds that of the S&P 500.
- [By Jim Cramer]
Net operating cash flow has slightly increased to $1,409.00 million or 1.87% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC has also modestly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of -5.51%.
- [By Lee Jackson]
This old-school chip tech company was out of favor but has come back solid.Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog integrated circuits and embedded processors.