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(Bloomberg) — Sears Holdings Corp. gained some breathing room in its comeback effort thanks to deals with some of the biggest names in finance.

Lenders including billionaire Bill Gates’s Cascade Investment LLC agreed to give the struggling retailer more time to repay debt. And MetLife Inc. will take on pension obligations for about 51,000 retirees, Sears said Tuesday in a statement. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company climbed 5% to $8.24 at 10:40 a.m. in New York trading.

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Top Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Colony NorthStar, Inc. (CLNS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. is a European focused commercial real estate company with predominately prime office properties within key cities in Germany, the United Kingdom and France, organized as a REIT and managed by an affiliate of Colony NorthStar, Inc (NYSE: CLNS), a leading global equity REIT with an embedded investment management platform.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. is a European focused commercial real estate company with predominately prime office properties within key cities in Germany, the United Kingdom and France, organized as a REIT and managed by an affiliate of Colony NorthStar, Inc (NYSE: CLNS), a leading global equity REIT with an embedded investment management platform.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Colony NorthStar Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) dropped about 3.1% Friday to post a 52-week low of $10.36 after closing at $10.69 on Thursday. The 52-week high is $14.92. Volume was around 6.1million, more than double the daily average. The company had no specific news.

  • [By Paul Ausick]

    Colony NorthStar Inc. (NYSE: CLNS) dropped about 3.1% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $9.06 after closing at $9.35 on Friday. The stock’s 52-week high is $14.74. Volume was around 7.5 million, nearly double the daily average of around 3.8 million. The company had no specific news — it has been weak lately and today got caught by the rising bond yield.

Top Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: SI Financial Group Inc.(SIFI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Teton Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of SI Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIFI) in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 10,342 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock, valued at approximately $153,000. Teton Advisors Inc. owned about 0.08% of SI Financial Group as of its most recent SEC filing.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    News coverage about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 44.7479870139738 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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    There are 30 banks that qualify as systemically important financial institutions (SIFI), according to the Financial Stability Board’s most recent list. Half have seen their stocks fall at least 20 percent from the most recent peaks, according to a Bloomberg analysis. Notably, no large U.S.-based banks make the list.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Press coverage about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 45.140703535879 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Top Tech Stocks To Own For 2019: Alimera Sciences, Inc.(ALIM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Shares of Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) reached a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $0.79 and last traded at $0.87, with a volume of 5800 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.82.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    B. Riley started coverage on shares of Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $2.75 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Alimera Sciences (ALIM)

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Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019

Las Vegas casinos have some bargains on hotel rooms right now. That sent the stocks of casino operators on a wild ride Wednesday.

Shares of Caesar’s Entertainment fell as much as 24% Wednesday and trading was halted several times.

The company posted generally strong results early Wednesday. It recovered from a large loss last year to report a narrow profit.

But during a midday call with analysts, CFO Eric Hession mentioned that the company was seeing “rate pressure” on rooms because of weak bookings along the Las Vegas strip, and warned that revenue per room would be essentially flat in the third quarter. That sent shares of Caesars (CZR) and other casino stocks like MGM Resorts (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Penn National Gaming (PENN) tumbling

Caesar’s CEO Mark Frissora had to assure investors that the company sees things returning to normal at the end of the year, and that it was sticking with its full-year guidance.

“We know what the bookings look like through the end of the year. And so we don’t have concern in our forecast,” he said. “We said that we saw some weakness in July and August, but then strengthening in September.”

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Seadrill Limited(SDRL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jason Hall]

    As of 11:45 a.m. EDT today, a quick glance at any of the major financial websites for the share price of Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE:SDRL) makes it look like the stock is up an insane 21,253%. That’s based on yesterday’s closing price of $0.12 per share, and the current price of $18. But a whole lot of other things happened overnight, completely changing the math based on the company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Thursday afternoon, the energy shares rose 1.16 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Seadrill Limited (NYSE: SDRL), up 33 percent, and Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) up 14 percent.

  • [By Asit Sharma]

    Last year, net income dropped from $146.4 million to $101.2 million, creating the sharp trend line seen above. The 2017 earnings dip can be traced to numerous factors, including higher interest expense, a reduction in tanker income, fewer ships in the fleet on charter to former parent Frontline Shipping (NYSE:FRO), and the bankruptcy filing of Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE:SDRL). Seadrill’s reorganization has impacted Ship Finance’s offshore revenue, as it has three out of four offshore drilling rigs on charter to affiliates of Seadrill.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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

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  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Wednesday afternoon, the energy shares climbed 1.59 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included SeaDrill Limited (NYSE: SDRL), up 77 percent, and EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE), up 19 percent.

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE:SDRL) took off in September, ending the month 27.3% higher, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Driving the buying spree was the word that the company plans to be active in the mergers and acquisitions market and news that it signed a contract for at least one new offshore well.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Penske Automotive Group, Inc.(PAG)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jon C. Ogg]

    Penske Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE: PAG) was started as Buy and assigned a $60 target price (versus a $51.95 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

    SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ: SCWX) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with an $11 price target (versus a $13.55 close) at UBS. It has a 52-week trading range of $7.83 to $15.88.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $2.4 per share on revenue of $5.63 billion.
    Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.41 per share on revenue of $37.16 billion.
    Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.11 per share on revenue of $605.26 million.
    Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.59 per share on revenue of $22.75 billion.
    General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $2.52 per share on revenue of $7.6 billion.
    The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $2.58 per share on revenue of $22.24 billion.
    Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $4.91 per share on revenue of $22.52 billion.
    Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.79 per share on revenue of $3.04 billion.
    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $3.61 per share on revenue of $6.61 billion.
    Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.81 per share on revenue of $1.66 billion.
    Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.07 per share on revenue of $2.15 billion.
    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.46 per share on revenue of $3.82 billion.
    Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.97 per share on revenue of $1.62 billion.
    T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROW) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.71 per share on revenue of $1.29 billion.
    Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.04 per share on revenue of $1.57 billion.
    Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SI
  • [By Ethan Ryder]

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  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Of late, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for Penske Automotive’s annual earnings has been going down. The company retail automotive segment is driving revenues due to its widened geographic presence, and varied product and service range. It also increases it dividend payouts in almost every quarter and also repurchases shares to boost shareholders’ confidence. Penske Automotive makes frequent acquisitions to expand its presence in the United States and the United Kingdom. It experienced positive revenue growth in all the business segments along with strong improvement in used-vehicle supercenter business. However, rising competition and increasing price transparency can lead to lower selling prices, thus affecting the profits of the company. Also, over a month, shares of Penske Automotive have underperformed the industry it belongs to.”

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lessened its position in shares of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG) by 13.3% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 24,679 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,780 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Penske Automotive Group were worth $1,156,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Radian Group Inc.(RDN)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Raiden Network Token (CURRENCY:RDN) traded up 10.8% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 15:00 PM ET on July 17th. One Raiden Network Token token can currently be purchased for $0.88 or 0.00012025 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including OKEx, Bibox, Gate.io and LATOKEN. Raiden Network Token has a market capitalization of $44.34 million and approximately $1.18 million worth of Raiden Network Token was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last week, Raiden Network Token has traded 18.5% higher against the dollar.

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    Some weeks (like this one), I’ve never even heard of the company flashing the best-looking “buy” or “sell” signal. To me, that means my process is sound. Stocks of little-known companies can deliver large gains when a catalyst brings the company to the attention of traders — which is the exact scenario that should play out in Radian Group (NYSE: RDN) over the next few weeks. 

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a sell rating.

    Charles Schwab Co. Common Stock (NYSE:SCHW) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Radian Group (NYSE: RDN) and MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Raiden Network Token (CURRENCY:RDN) traded up 6.6% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on September 30th. Raiden Network Token has a total market cap of $24.06 million and approximately $221,978.00 worth of Raiden Network Token was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Raiden Network Token has traded down 2% against the dollar. One Raiden Network Token token can currently be bought for $0.48 or 0.00007261 BTC on popular exchanges including Bibox, Kyber Network, LATOKEN and DDEX.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Richmont Mines, Inc.(RIC)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Richoux Group (LON:RIC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported GBX (3.90) (($0.05)) earnings per share for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Richoux Group had a negative net margin of 19.84% and a negative return on equity of 38.45%.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media headlines about Richmont Mines (NYSE:RIC) (TSE:RIC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Richmont Mines earned a coverage optimism score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.3472842725256 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Riecoin (CURRENCY:RIC) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 23:00 PM E.T. on September 16th. Over the last week, Riecoin has traded flat against the U.S. dollar. One Riecoin coin can now be purchased for about $0.0070 or 0.00000093 BTC on major exchanges. Riecoin has a market capitalization of $308,472.00 and $0.00 worth of Riecoin was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: McEwen Mining Inc.(MUX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    HC Wainwright set a $5.00 price target on McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) (TSE:MUX) in a research report released on Friday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the basic materials company’s stock.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    McEwen Mining Inc (NYSE:MUX) (TSE:MUX) insider Chris Stewart purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.50 per share, with a total value of $25,000.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $25,000. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Headlines about McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) (TSE:MUX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. McEwen Mining earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.0570193522744 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) and McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

  • [By Money Morning News Team]

    McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE: MUX) is an American mining firm with operations across North and South America.

    Currently, McEwen operates three mines – one in Argentina, one in Mexico, and a final operation in Canada.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Cara Therapeutics, Inc.(CARA)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Cory Renauer]

    Sometimes it’s not what you know, but who you know that matters, and it looks like Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) just made the right friends. Shares of the biotech stock ticked up recently after the company signed an important marketing deal that paves a path for what could be the company’s first product.

  • [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
    Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA) rose 18.2 percent to $13.71 in pre-market trading. Cara Therapeutics and Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma entered into ex-U.S. licensing agreement to commercialize KORSUVA™ injection in dialysis patients with pruritus.
    Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX) shares rose 10.6 percent to $2.20 in pre-market trading after surging 12.43 percent on Tuesday.
    VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) rose 10.5 percent to $2.37 in pre-market trading after dropping 10.04 percent on Tuesday.
    Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) rose 8.3 percent to $7.15 in pre-market trading after falling 16.03 percent on Tuesday.
    Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) rose 7.8 percent to $110.25 in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter and raised its FY2018 earnings guidance.
    Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX) shares rose 7.1 percent to $2.13 in pre-market trading. after climbing 12.43 percent on Tuesday.
    Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CMTA) rose 5.9 percent to $20.01 in pre-market trading after reporting positive Phase 2 Part B data showing treatment with palovarotene significantly reduces new bone growth in patients with FOP.
    Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) rose 3.5 percent to $18.44 in pre-market trading.
    Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) shares rose 3.5 percent to $2.95 in pre-market trading.
    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) rose 3.2 percent to $50.00 in pre-market trading after reporting a $1.5 billion buyback plan.
    Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) rose 3.2 percent to $88.51 in pre-market trading. Lowe's reported downbeat results for its first quarter on Wednesday.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Cara Operations (TSE:CARA) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday after Scotiabank raised their price target on the stock from C$33.50 to C$36.00. Scotiabank currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Cara Operations traded as high as C$28.70 and last traded at C$28.36, with a volume of 17713 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at C$27.39.

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA) shares shot up 30 percent to $15.1301 in reaction to a new licensing agreement with Europe-based Vifor Pharma. As part of the agreement, the biopharmaceutical company that alleviates pain licensed worldwide rights (except U.S., Japan, and South Korea) to Vifor Pharma to commercialize its KORSUVA therapy to Vifor $70 million.

  • [By Keith Speights]

    Insys Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INSY) and Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) fall into the third category. However, the designations of both Insys and Cara as marijuana stocks warrant an asterisk. Insys’ cannabinoid drug Syndros is based on a synthetic form of THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in marijuana. Cara has a cannabinoid receptor agonist, CR701, in preclinical development.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: TAL International Group Inc.(TAL)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    For the details of BRILLIANCE ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=BRILLIANCE+ASSET+MANAGEMENT+Ltd

    These are the top 5 holdings of BRILLIANCE ASSET MANAGEMENT LtdZTO Express (Cayman) Inc (ZTO) – 6,269,534 shares, 43.21% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 1.26%TAL Education Group (TAL) – 3,746,140 shares, 40.06% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 758.55%Marriott International Inc (MAR) – 304,635 shares, 16.73% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 10.16%BEST Inc (BSTI) – 0 shares, 0% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 10000%Huazhu Group Ltd (HTHT) – 0 shares, 0% of the

  • [By Max Byerly]

    TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday.

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    For the details of YIHENG CAPITAL LLC’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=YIHENG+CAPITAL+LLC

    These are the top 5 holdings of YIHENG CAPITAL LLCTAL Education Group (TAL) – 2,870,304 shares, 19.66% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 13.89%Noah Holdings Ltd (NOAH) – 1,609,934 shares, 15.63% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.57%JD.com Inc (JD) – 1,352,524 shares, 9.81% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 12.14%MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (MTSI) – 1,911,009 shares, 8.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 126.98%eHi Car Services Ltd (EHIC) – 2,957,154 shares

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Almost Family Inc(AFAM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) by 12.6% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 62,175 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,953 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Almost Family were worth $3,482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Unifirst Corporation(UNF)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF)’s share price hit a new 52-week high and low on Thursday . The company traded as low as $179.10 and last traded at $177.85, with a volume of 768 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $178.90.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Dolphin Entertainment (NYSE: UNF) and UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Shares of UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $183.00.

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Top 10 Casino Stocks To Own For 2019: Alimera Sciences, Inc.(ALIM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    B. Riley started coverage on shares of Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $2.75 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Alimera Sciences (ALIM)

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    HC Wainwright set a $3.00 price objective on Alimera Sciences (NASDAQ:ALIM) in a research note published on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock.

Top Performing Stocks To Watch For 2018

Overall, first-quarter earnings have been pretty positive and many CEOs struck an optimistic tone discussing outlooks for the remainder of 2017. Two industrial bellwethers, General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON), just beat Wall Street analyst expectations on Friday and credit card companies American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) and Visa Inc (NYSE: V) also reported strong results—some are taking that as a sign that consumer confidence could be translating into consumer buying. Next up in Q1, Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), and Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) report before market open on April 25.

Eli Lilly & Co. Earnings: New Arthritis Drug in Focus

LLY recently suffered a setback when approval for the company’s new arthritis drug, co-developed with Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY), faced delays from the FDA. LLY and INCY disagreed with the FDA’s findings in a company press release and are confident the drug will still be approved in the future. Despite the company’s confidence in the drug, LLY stock dropped about 5% in trading the day the news came out. Even with that drop, it’s still up a little over 11% on the year, outperforming the S&P 500 (SPX) and some of its pharma peers: Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ).

Top Performing Stocks To Watch For 2018: Terex Corporation(TEX)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    RBC’sSeth Weber and team offer their thoughts on Zoomlion’s revised bid for Terex (TEX):

    Bloomberg News

    After the close today, Terex announced that it is moving forward in its negotiations with Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. following receipt of a non-binding proposal from the Chinese company to acquire all outstanding shares for $31/share in cash.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Yesterday, Terex (TEX) announced that it would sell its ports business to Konecranes for $1.3 billion. Today, Baird’s Mircea Dobre and Joseph Grabowski upgraded Terex to Outperform from Neutral, arguing that the sale makes a takeover by China’s Zoomlion that much easier. They explain:

    Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News

    The sale of MHPS to Konecranes is a positive catalyst on multiple fronts: shareholders got an attractive multiple for what historically has been a challenged business with further upside possible given 25% equity ownership in Konecranes, execution risk is diminished as new CEO can focus on operational improvement without the effort required to integrate the Terex and Konecranes businesses, and finally, the MHPS sale makes it easier for Zoomlion to acquire remaining Terex.

    While our upgrade is not reliant on Zoomlion acquiring Terex, the MHPS transaction could make a firm Zoomlion offer more likely.

    At the margin, a Zoomlion deal appears easier to get done: 1) the remaining businesses fit better with Zoomlions existing product portfolio of construction equipment, cranes, and various commercial and municipal equipment, 2) given the attractive terms of the MHPS sale, the funding hurdle required to acquire Terex is lowered, 3) many of the CFIUS issues center around national security concerns regarding the nations ports, no longer a concern given MHPS sale.

    Dobre and Grabowski also raised their price target on Terex to $30, up from $24. With Terex off 0.1% at $24.88 today, that leaves 21% upside in the stock to Baird’s target.

    In February, I wrote about Chinese demand for U.S. companies, including Terex.

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Shares of Terex (TEX) had surged 32% as of the close of trading last Thursday–but dropped 14% the next day after China’s Zoomlion announced that it wouldn’t be pursuing a purchase of the U.S. crane maker after all. In the aftermath of the scuttled deal, Morgan Stanley’s Mili Pothiwala and Nigel Coe cut Terex to Equal Weight from Overweight:

    Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News

    On Friday morning, Zoomlion announced it had terminated its bid for its proposed acquisition of Terex for $31/ share. This was a clear negative for Terex shares, which traded down ~15% on Friday to $20, given the absence of an event-driven catalyst (following the sale of MHPS to Konecranes, which we assume will be completed). However, we think that the stock’s current discount to the Machinery group on a P/E basis (20%+) is justified, given a still challenged underlying operating environment for the RemainCo, as well as historically uneven company execution – both of which return to the forefront of the investment debate following the removal of the M&A bull case.

    To which all we can say is: Oops.

    Shares of Terex have dropped 0.5% to $20.78

     

  • [By Ben Levisohn]

    Third and a trigger for the change: China becomes an active bidder in the space. Chinas Zoomlion bid for Terex (TEX) ($3.3B) along with Haier/General Electric (GE) ($5.4B) and several ChemChina proposed deals in industrials changes the upside/downside skew, particularly on lower quality/more challenged names. The Terex bid does not appear to be one-off. Chinese outbound M&A announcements rose to record highs in 15; to $112B (up 57% from 2014) in total acquisitions. Industrials formed a large and rising portion, at ~12B completed. Thats roughly equal to the 3 prior years industrials deals combined, and is the highest on record. Energy and materials accounted for ~15% of 15 spend vs. ~83% in 2011. Even lower quality or more currently challenged machinery franchises have distribution which could be highly attractive to new entrants…

  • [By Reuben Gregg Brewer]

    Ever walk past a construction site? It’s hard not to be enthralled by all the heavy construction machinery moving things around. With the world’s developing economies still building at a relatively fast pace and developing economies, like the United States, in desperate need of upgrading their aging infrastructure, the companies behind that construction machinery could be just as exciting as a construction site in the years ahead. Which is why Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), and Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) are three of the top construction machinery stocks to look at right now.

Top Performing Stocks To Watch For 2018: CVR Energy Inc.(CVI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Robert Rapier]

    CVR Partners’ fertilizer plant is located in Coffeyville, Kansas, adjacent to the refinery owned by CVR Refining (NYSE: CVRR). CVR Energy (NYSE: CVI), majority-owned by Carl Icahn via Icahn Enterprises (NYSE: IEP), is the general partner and owns most of the units for both CVR Partners and CVR Refining.

  • [By elliottwave]

    CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI) is currently correcting the bullish 5 waves cycle from November 2016 low as a triple three structure reaching equal legs area $20.48 – $19.56 . The move can extend lower toward the 50-61.8 percent Fibonacci area ( $18.98 – $17.34 ) as a double three but will remain supported as the stock is still looking for a move higher toward at least $31 to finish 3 waves correcting 2014 cycle. If the stock fails to make new highs after bouncing from the current inflection area , then the pullback can extend lower against $12.03 low which should hold to allow CVI to the resume higher later on

Top Performing Stocks To Watch For 2018: Alimera Sciences, Inc.(ALIM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    On Thursday, the healthcare sector proved to be a source of strength for the market. Leading the sector was strength from Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: ALIM) and Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ANTH).

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: ALIM) shares shot up 59 percent to $1.69 after the company reported preliminary Q2 revenue. Alimera Sciences announced preliminary revenue of $9.3 million to $9.5 million.

Top Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now

Investment company T. Rowe Price Japan Fund buys Japan Tobacco Inc, Yume No Machi Souzou Iinkai Co, CyberAgent Inc, Fast Retailing Co, Mitsubishi Motors Corp, istyle Inc, Murata Manufacturing Co, YUMESHIN HOLDINGS Co, sells Skylark Co, Eiken Chemical Co, UT Group Co, Mitsubishi Estate Logistics REIT Investment Corp during the 3-months ended 2018-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, T. Rowe Price Japan Fund. As of 2018-03-31, T. Rowe Price Japan Fund owns 83 stocks with a total value of $913 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

New Purchases: 2484, Added Positions: 2914, 6005, 4751, 9984, 9432, 6861, 9983, 8028, 7269, 7211, Reduced Positions: 4549, 2146, 2782, Sold Out: 3197, 3481,

For the details of T. Rowe Price Japan Fund’s stock buys and sells, go to www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=T.+Rowe+Price+Japan+Fund

These are the top 5 holdings of T. Rowe Price Japan FundMiura Co Ltd (6005) – 986,800 shares, 3.41% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 18.63%SoftBank Group Corp (9984) – 385,900 shares, 3.16% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 18.63%Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (9432) – 604,500 shares, 3.05% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 18.67%Keyence Corp (6861) – 42,300 shares, 2.87% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 18.82%FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd (8028) – 280,500 shares, 2.59% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 18.60%New Purchase: Yume No Machi Souzou Iinkai Co Ltd (2484)

T. Rowe Price Japan Fund initiated holding in Yume No Machi Souzou Iinkai Co Ltd. The purchase prices were between $1598 and $2313, with an estimated average price of $1988.09. The stock is now traded at around $2022.00. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.55%. The holding were 248,700 shares as of 2018-03-31.

Top Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Alimera Sciences, Inc.(ALIM)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    On Thursday, the healthcare sector proved to be a source of strength for the market. Leading the sector was strength from Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: ALIM) and Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ANTH).

  • [By Lisa Levin]

    Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: ALIM) shares shot up 59 percent to $1.69 after the company reported preliminary Q2 revenue. Alimera Sciences announced preliminary revenue of $9.3 million to $9.5 million.

Top Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Compass Diversified Holdings(CODI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By WWW.MONEYSHOW.COM]

    Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) seeks to invest in manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, and business services sectors.

    One thing I like about Compass is its strict definitions of its acquisition strategy. They have a six-step process of identifying companies to acquire that reads simply, but has lead to astounding success.

Top Heal Care Stocks To Own Right Now: Golden Star Resources Ltd(GSS)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Cameron Saucier]

    Golden Star (NYSEMKT: GSS) is a gold mining and exploration company, and operates gold mines in Ghana, West Africa. GSS is up 396% YTD after it announced in July that it had begun pre-commercial production of gold in an underground mine in Ghana. GSS is trading at $0.825 per share on Monday intraday.