Natural gas for transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) has steadily grown and improved the quality of its business and business results over the past several years. Today’s Clean Energy Fuels is leaner, has a stronger balance sheet, and is in a solid position as a market leader in a growth industry.
But is the stock undervalued? By one metric, book value per share, it looks downright cheap. But management used a massive amount of stock to make ends meet over the past 18 months, destroying a significant amount of shareholder value in the process. Still, the loss of an important tax credit will have multimillion-dollar implications, and the sale of a very profitable part of the business raises questions about the company’s ability to generate positive cash flows this year.
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Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own For 2019: Discover Financial Services(DFS)
- [By Elizabeth Aldrich]
Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA), Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), American Express (NYSE: AXP), and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) all announced that they would stop requiring credit card signatures by April of 2018.Some issuers are dropping the requirement for all purchases made in the U.S. or North America, while American Express is dropping the signature requirement worldwide.
- [By Matthew Frankel, Jordan Wathen, and Dan Caplinger]
With that in mind, here’s why three of our Motley Fool contributors think would-be cryptocurrency investors are better off considering American Express (NYSE:AXP), Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), or Mastercard (NYSE:MA) instead.
- [By Daniel B. Kline]
On Tuesday, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) became the latest company to go all in on offering employees a way to get their degrees for free. Called “The Discover College Commitment,” the plan will cover tuition, fees, books, and even supplies for some online degrees at the University of Florida, Wilmington University, and Brandman University.
- [By Max Byerly]
DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded flat against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 18:00 PM E.T. on May 25th. One DFSCoin coin can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0722 or 0.00000810 BTC on popular exchanges. DFSCoin has a market cap of $1.28 million and $0.00 worth of DFSCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, DFSCoin has traded down 3.6% against the dollar.
- [By Max Byerly]
DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded flat against the dollar during the 1 day period ending at 19:00 PM ET on May 28th. One DFSCoin coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.0722 or 0.00000810 BTC on popular exchanges. DFSCoin has a market cap of $1.28 million and approximately $0.00 worth of DFSCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last week, DFSCoin has traded down 3.6% against the dollar.
Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own For 2019: MB Financial Inc.(MBFI)
- [By Joseph Griffin]
MB Financial (NASDAQ: MBFI) and Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
Avenue Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATXI) rose 29.4 percent to $5.50 in pre-market trading after the company disclosed that its first pivotal Phase 3 trial of IV tramadol achieved the primary and key secondary endpoints.
MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI) rose 16.8 percent to $51.00 in pre-market trading. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) agreed to acquire MB Financial for $54.70 per share in cash and stock.
LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) rose 9.3 percent to $5.40 in pre-market trading after falling 28.92 percent on Friday.
Celyad SA (NASDAQ: CYAD) shares rose 9 percent to $29.30 in pre-market trading after climbing 3.26 percent on Friday.
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH) rose 6.7 percent to $26.40 in pre-market trading after gaining 1.64 percent on Friday.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) rose 5.4 percent to $3.90 in pre-market trading after gaining 3.06 percent on Friday.
Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA) rose 5.2 percent to $34.70 in pre-market trading after gaining 1.38 percent on Friday.
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE: WAB) rose 5.1 percent to $100 in pre-market trading. General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) agreed to merge its transportation unit with Wabtec.
Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) shares rose 4.7 percent to $11.50 in pre-market trading.
Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) shares rose 4.3 percent to $93.98 in the pre-market trading session.
LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) shares rose 4.2 percent to $33.25 in pre-market trading. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) will buy LaSalle Hotel Properties in a $4.8 billion deal, Bloomberg reported.
Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNRO) shares rose 4 percent to $58.35 in pre-market trading as the company posted upbeat quarterly earnings and disclosed that it has acquired Free Service Tire.
HUYA Inc. (NYSE: HUYA) rose 3.7 percent to $19.75 in pre-market trading after falling 4.80 percent on Friday.
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- [By Ethan Ryder]
MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday.
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
Markets have been under pressure once again by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Inflation levels are going through the roof… but the people in charge of managing it have been lying to Americans for years. Now, it’s time to get even.Money MorningLiquidity Specialist Lee Adler has the perfect way to make a lot of money when no one is looking.Read it here.
The Top Stock Market Stories for Monday
Markets are cheering news that the supposed trade war between the United States and China is “on hold,” according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mnuchin and U.S. President Donald Trump’s top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, announced that both nations have reached an agreement, one that established a framework to help address ongoing trade imbalances between the two countries. The prices of crude oil is in focus after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won reelection over the weekend. The election featured a very low turnout and a very large outcry that the vote was rigged. Maduro has a 75% disapproval rating and has been the face of the OPEC member’s widespread mismanagement and economic collapse. Prior to the election, a member of the Trump administration said that the United States would not recognize the authenticity of the election. The United States is considering additional sanctions on Venezuela. Today is a major day for mergers and acquisition activity. Today, Blackstone Group LP(NYSE: BX) announced plans to purchase U.S. hotel operator LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) for a whopping $3.7 billion. The deal comes at a time that the travel industry is experiencing one of the best periods in a decade. If you’re looking for a way to make money ahead of Memorial Day weekend, we show you how here.
Four Stocks to Watch Today: GOOGL, GE, MBFI, FITB
Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL) is under pressure this morning after a harsh piece aired last night on “60 Minutes.” The segment discussed the organization’s power and influence. It also featured inter
Top Clean Energy Stocks To Own For 2019: iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth (JKE)
- [By Joseph Griffin]
iShares Morningstar Large Growth (NYSEARCA:JKE) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 26th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.3796 per share on Monday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 26th. This is a boost from iShares Morningstar Large Growth’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34.